Sacrarium Definition

sə-krârē-əm, să-, sā-
sacraria
noun
The sanctuary or sacristy of a church.
American Heritage
A drain, usually in a sacristy, leading directly to the earth, for disposal of water used in washing altar linens, chalices, etc.
Webster's New World
Piscina.
American Heritage

(in Ancient Rome) A place where sacred objects were kept, either in a temple (the adytum) or in a house (holding the penates)

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Other Word Forms of Sacrarium

Noun

Singular:
sacrarium
Plural:
sacraria

Origin of Sacrarium

  • Medieval Latin sacrārium from Latin shrine from sacer sacr- sacred sacred

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin sacrārium.

    From Wiktionary

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