apodyterium


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Related to apodyterium: Frigidarium, Caldarium, palaestra, Tepidarium, Palæstra

apodyterium

A room in Greek or Roman baths, or in the palaestra, where the bathers or those taking part in gymnastic exercises, undressed and dressed.
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The moment he crossed the threshold, his thoughts in the apodyterium focused on their concerns.
And he ran, nude, towel in hand, toward the changing booths in the apodyterium.
The apodyterium, which is the largest room of the baths, is the changing room; it sometimes includes the entrance, and the walls there have niches in which bathers prepare themselves for the bath.