Cubiculum
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Cubiculum

English

Etymology

Unadapted borrowing from Latin cubiculum ("bedroom"), from cub? ("lie down"). Doublet of cubicle, another borrowing.

Noun

cubiculum (plural cubiculums or cubicula)

  1. A small room, especially a bedroom, typically those small rooms found on the upper floor of a Roman house.
  2. A small room carved out of the wall of a catacomb, used as mortuary chapels, and in Roman times, for Christian worship.

Translations


Latin

Etymology

From cub? (lie down) +‎ -culum.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ku'bi.ku.lum/, [k?'b?.k?.]
  • (file)

Noun

cubiculum n (genitive cubicul?); second declension

  1. A small bedroom; bedchamber.

Declension

Second-declension noun (neuter).

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