Definition of psychrolute in English:

psychrolute

noun

rare
  • A person who bathes outside regularly throughout the winter; specifically a member of a society formed 1840 to promote this practice.

Origin

Late 19th century. From classical Latin psychrolūtēs bather in cold water from ancient Greek ψυχρολουτεῖν to bathe in cold water (from ψυχρο- + λούειν); compare -της, suffix forming agent nouns. Compare ancient Greek ψυχρολουσία bathing in cold water.

Pronunciation

psychrolute

/ˈsʌɪkrə(ʊ)ˌl(j)uːt/