Definitions for sacrariumsəˈkrɛər i əm; -ˈkrɛər i ə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sa•crar•i•umsəˈkrɛər i əm; -ˈkrɛər i ə(n.)(pl.)-crar•i•a

  1. Category: Religion

    Ref: piscina.

  2. the sanctuary or chancel in a church.

    Category: Religion

Origin of sacrarium:

1700–10; < L, =sacr-, s. of sacer sacred +-ārium -ary



  1. sacrarium(Noun)

    (in Ancient Rome) A place where sacred objects were kept, either in a temple (the adytum) or in a house (holding the penates)

  2. sacrarium(Noun)

    The area surrounding the altar of a Christian church; the sanctuary or piscina. Sometimes specifically a drain directly to the earth, perhaps including reference to a basin, for washing vessels from consecration.

  3. Origin: From sacrarium.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sacrarium(noun)

    a sort of family chapel in the houses of the Romans, devoted to a special divinity

  2. Sacrarium(noun)

    the adytum of a temple

  3. Sacrarium(noun)

    in a Christian church, the sanctuary


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