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- n. The apartment at the entrance of the baths, or in the palestra, for getting undressed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The apartment at the entrance of the baths, or in the palestra, where one stripped; a dressing room.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An apartment in Greek and Roman baths, or in the palæstra, etc., where the bathers or those taking part in gymnastic exercises undressed and dressed.
Latin, from Ancient Greek ἀποδυτήριον (apodutērion), from ἀποδύω (apoduō, "strip oneself"). (Wiktionary)