from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The science of baths or bathing, especially the study of the therapeutic use of thermal baths.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The study of baths and bathing, especially therapeutic bathing.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A treatise on baths; the science of bathing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A treatise on baths or bathing; the use of baths and bathing as a department of therapeutics.
Latin balneum, bath; see bagnio + -logy.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)