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sa·crar·i·um

 (sə-krâr′ē-əm, să-, sā-)
n. pl. sa·crar·i·a (-ē-ə) Ecclesiastical
1. The sanctuary or sacristy of a church.
2. Piscina.

[Medieval Latin sacrārium, from Latin, shrine, from sacer, sacr-, sacred; see sacred.]

sacrarium

(sæˈkrɛərɪəm)
n, pl -craria (-ˈkrɛərɪə)
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the sanctuary of a church
2. (Roman Catholic Church) RC Church a place near the altar of a church, similar in function to the piscina, where materials used in the sacred rites are deposited or poured away
[C18: from Latin sacrārium, from sacer sacred]

sa•crar•i•um

(səˈkrɛər i əm)

n., pl. -crar•i•a (-ˈkrɛər i ə)
2. the sanctuary or chancel in a church.
[1700–10; < Latin, =sacr-, s. of sacer sacred + -ārium -ary]
sa•crar′i•al, adj.
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sacrarium

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Viale: hic litterarius Indus [extat] nobilissimus, ubi lectissimae juventutis amoeniori ac sublimiori doctrina animi imbuuntur, sive potius, ubi litterarum amatoribus iter monstratur, quo emenso, ad Musantm sacraria, tanquam earum sacerdotes, ac forsitan etiam antistites, aliquando admitti mereant (11).