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Elaeothesium

ἐλαιοθέσιον). The oiling-room in a set of baths, where the oils and unguents were kept, and to which the bather retired to be rubbed and anointed. In large establishments a separate chamber was appropriated for this purpose, adjoining the frigidarium, or cold chamber (Vitruv. v. 11, 2). See Balneae.

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