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Necessarium vs. Reredorter

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Necessariumnoun

(architecture) nodot=1: a monastery's latrine, outhouse, or lavatory, typically located behind the dormitory.

Reredorternoun

A latrine situated at the rear of a medieval monastery or convent.

Necessariumnoun

A lavatory.

Reredorter

The reredorter or necessarium (the latter being the original term) was a communal latrine found in mediaeval monasteries in Western Europe and later also in some New World monasteries.

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