natatorium

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin natatorium, noun use of the neuter singular of Latin natatorius ‘natatory, for swimming’.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /neɪtəˈtɔːɹɪəm/

NounEdit

natatorium (plural natatoriums or natatoria)

  1. (US) A swimming pool, especially an indoor one.
    • 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 226:
      A sunken chamber almost like a natatorium at some hot-springs resort, so cool and dim that you forgot after a while about the desert waiting out there to resume for you as soon as you stepped back into it. . . .

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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

natātōrium

  1. nominative neuter singular of natātōrius
  2. accusative masculine singular of natātōrius
  3. accusative neuter singular of natātōrius
  4. vocative neuter singular of natātōrius
Last modified on 19 September 2013, at 15:14