balneal

Reminds me of my Turkish bath experience!

balneal \ bal-NEE-uhl \ , adjective;

1. Of or pertaining to baths or bathing.

Quotes:
The evening air is balneal, balsamy, redolent of some lyrical fragrance he couldn’t quite scratch’n’sniff.
— J. Lilly, The Last Carnival


Let our Brighton proprietors educate their balneal minds by visiting Biarritz, or say Ostend: and, if they did but get a glimpse of the ‘last thing in bathing-boxes’ at Trouville, we might anticipate an extensive hiding of diminished heads.
— La Beau Boxer (anonym), “Letter to the Editor,”London society, 1869.

Origin:
Balneal stems from Greek, but its entry into English isuncertain.
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