Apodyterium



n.

1690s, from Latin apodyterium “undressing room” (in a bath house), from Greek apodyterion “undressing room,” from apodyein “to put off, undress,” from apo- “off” (see apo-) + dyein “to put on, enter, go in.”
Historical Examples

The dressing room, apodyterium, was usually entered from the court through a passageway or anteroom.
Pompeii, Its Life and Art August Mau

The frigidarium serves also as the apodyterium, and is cut up into divans by ornamental wood partitions.
The Turkish Bath Robert Owen Allsop

In the generality of modern baths, the frigidarium forms also the apodyterium.
The Turkish Bath Robert Owen Allsop

The apodyterium is the best preserved room of the entire building, and also the most ancient.
Pompeii, Its Life and Art August Mau

Along the walls were benches, and above them niches, as in the men’s apodyterium.
Pompeii, Its Life and Art August Mau

Similar benches are found in the waiting room at the other end of the apodyterium (X).
Pompeii, Its Life and Art August Mau

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