Definition of caldarium in English:

caldarium

noun

  • A hot room in an ancient Roman bath.

    • ‘When renovations uncovered a caldarium - a Roman steam bath - amid the pub's foundations, this pub got a new name: the Roman Bath.’
    • ‘They were converted in the C5 to a church by the removal of the walls between the caldaria and the tepidarium, the choir being constructed in the frigidarium.’
    • ‘The facility will also encompass a specially designed relaxation room, a hydrotherapy room and a caldarium.’
    • ‘The last step was the caldarium, which was similar to a Turkish bath, hot and steamy.’
    • ‘The warmth of the caldarium nearly put her asleep; the ensuing cold-plunge shocked her awake.’
    • ‘But although he has the ancient Roman caldarium under his boozer, he does not have a more modern bath.’
    • ‘In the following year a much larger area was opened and the hypocaust proved to belong to the caldarium or hot room of baths which had been built about AD 60-65.’
    • ‘There's a tepidarium, a caldarium and a fine timber sanarium.’
    • ‘He could then do some exercising to work up a sweat before moving into the tepidarium which would prepare him for the caldarium which was more or less like a modern sauna.’
    • ‘Renovated and restyled a few years ago, The Roman Bath was formerly structured to allow punters to look down on to the 2,000 year old caldarium from which it takes its name.’

Origin

Latin.

Pronunciation

caldarium

/kalˈdɛːrɪəm/