Definition of Cubiculum

1. Noun. A small room, especially a bedroom, typically those small rooms found on the upper floor of a Roman house. ¹



2. Noun. A small room carved out of the wall of a catacomb, used as mortuary chapels, and in Roman times, for Christian worship. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cubiculum

1. a burial chamber [n -LA]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cubiculum

cubicities
cubicity
cubick
cubicle
cubicled
cubiclelike
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cubiclize
cubiclized
cubiclizes
cubiclizing
cubicly
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cubicula
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cubiculum (current term)
cubie
cubies
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cubilose
cubing
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cubisms
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cubital
cubital bone
cubital fossa

Literary usage of Cubiculum

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1. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities: Being a Continuation of the by Samuel Cheetham (1880)
"From the une of cubiculum as a chapel, ... cubiculum enim idem erat apud antiques quod hodic apud nos capella. ..."

2. The Archæology of Rome by John Henry Parker (1877)
"FIRST cubiculum. Views. 331. Vault of the same. In the centre, 1. ... SEVENTH cubiculum. View. 355. Feast of Cana, with four large vases. 357. ..."

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