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caldarium, calidarium (s) (noun), caldaria, calidaria (pl)
1. In a Roman bath, a sauna room heated by the hypocausta, the under floor heating system: "The calidarium was a room for the patron to use olive oil to cleanse themselves by applying it all over their bodies and using a strigil, or rough edged tool, to remove the excess oil."
2. In Roman baths, the hottest room, with a plunge-pool which was used before the tepidarium, a moderately warm room, and the frigidarium, a chilled room with a cold bath: "Taking a Roman Bath involved the ritual of moving from a frigidarium through the tepidarium and on to the calidarium and going through the same bathing rooms in reverse after the bath."
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