from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The therapeutic use of thermal baths.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The treatment of disease by bathing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The treatment of disease by baths.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The treatment of disease by baths; water-cure.


Latin balneum, bath; see bagnio + therapy.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin balneum, "bath", and therapy. (Wiktionary)


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