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n. pl. su·da·to·ri·a (-tôr′ē-ə)
A hot-air room used for sweat baths. Also called sudatory.

[Latin sūdātōrium, from neuter of sūdātōrius, for sweating, from sūdātus, past participle of sūdāre, to sweat; see sweid- in Indo-European roots.]


n, pl -toria (-ˈtɔːrɪə)
(Historical Terms) a room, esp in a Roman bathhouse, where sweating is induced by heat
[C18: from Latin, from sūdāre to sweat]


(ˌsu dəˈtɔr i əm, -ˈtoʊr-)

also sudatory

n., pl. -to•ri•a (-ˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr-)
a hot-air bath for inducing sweating.
[1750–60; < Latin sūdātōrium, n. use of neuter of sūdātōrius sudatory; see -tory2]


a room where a sweat bath is taken. Also called sudarium.
See also: Cleanliness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sudatorium - a bathhouse for hot air baths or steam baths
bagnio, bathhouse - a building containing public baths
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At precisely 10:40 in the morning, Op Oloop was just emerging from a changing booth and heading for the bathing establishment's sudatorium, a small percale sheet covering his sex.
Some baths have a sweating room, the sudatorium, which has the highest temperature and the lowest humidity relatively.
Brodner, on the analogy of Turkish baths with Finnish saunas, suggested temperatures of 73[degrees]F-77[degrees]F (23[degrees]C-25[degrees]C) for the tepidarium, 90[degrees]F-91[degrees]F (32[degrees]C-33[degrees]C) for the caldarium, and 99[degrees]F (37[degrees]C) for the sudatorium (Brodner 1983).