What does sacrarium mean?

Definitions for sacrariumsəˈkrɛər i əm; -ˈkrɛər i ə

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  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

  4. Origin: [L., fr. sacer sacred.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sacrarium

    sā-krā′ri-um, n. the part of a church where the altar is, the sanctuary: in ancient Rome, any sacred place, the place where the Penates were stored.—n. Sac′rary (obs.), a holy place.—v.t. Sā′crate (obs.), to consecrate.

  2. Sacrarium

    sā-krā′ri-um, n. the complex sacrum of any bird.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sacrarium in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sacrarium in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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