A frigidarium is a large cold pool of Roman baths. It would be entered after the Caldarium and the Tepidarium, which were used to open the pores of the skin. The cold water would close the pores. There would be a small pool of cold water or sometimes a large swimming pool (though this, differently ...
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(Latin) in a Roman bath, this was the cold room; a bath's patron would enter this room following their use of the calidarium; the cold pool of water into which the patron leapt was used to close open pores or to wash off sweat after visiting the palaestra, where male patrons lifted weights and wrest...
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cold room in a bath-suite
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This was coldest room in the regular sequence of bathing rooms. From the hot rooms one would go into a colder room called the frigidarium. The main function of this room was to close the pores after sweating in the hot rooms, like the tepidarium or the caldarium. In the frigidarium one could expect ...
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Frig'i·da`ri·um noun ; plural Frigidaria . [ Latin , neut. of frigidarium cooling.] The cooling room of the Roman thermæ, furnished with a cold bath.
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Origin: L, neut. Of frigidarium cooling. ... The cooling room of the Roman thermae, furnished with a cold bath. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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• (n.) The cooling room of the Roman thermae, furnished with a cold bath.
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cold bath room
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