from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Rom. archæol., a room in a large dwelling. The word occurs in Vitruvius and Pliny, in ways that have suggested to modern writers the idea that it had a technical meaning; but it was merely the Greek word transferred.
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