what is difference between bagnio and bathhouse
From Italian bagno, from Latin balneum (“bath”). Doublet of bain.
- IPA(key): /ˈbænɪɔ/
bagnio (plural bagnios)
- A brothel.
- (obsolete) A building for bathing, sweating.
- (obsolete) In Turkey, a prison for slaves.
- Gabino, gabion
From Middle English bathhous, bathous, from Old English bæþhūs (“bathhouse”), equivalent to bath + house. Cognate with Dutch badhuis (“bathhouse”), German Badehaus (“bathhouse”), Danish badehus (“bathhouse”), Swedish badhus (“bathhouse”).
bathhouse (plural bathhouses)
- A building with baths for communal use.
- A building where swimmers can change clothes.
- A business with bath-like facilities, which chiefly serves as a place for sexual encounters, especially among men.