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scriptorium

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noun scrip·to·ri·um \skrip-ˈtȯr-ē-əm\

Definition of scriptorium

plural scriptoriaplay \-ē-ə\

  1. :  a copying room for scribes especially in a medieval monastery



Origin of scriptorium

Medieval Latin, from Latin scribere


First Known Use: 1774

Rhymes with scriptorium


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