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Meaning of nymphaeum

nym•phae•um

Pronunciation: (nim-fē'um), [key]
— pl. -phae•a
  1. a room or area having a fountain, statues, flowers, etc.
  2. an architecturally treated outlet of a reservoir or aqueduct.
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