abaculus

noun
abac·u·lus | \ə-ˈba-kyə-ləs\
plural abaculi\ə-ˈba-kyə-ˌlī, -ˌlē \

Definition of abaculus 

: a tile used in mosaic : tessera

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First Known Use of abaculus

1844, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for abaculus

misreading of Latin ab oculīs “out of view,” as if diminutive of abacus abacus

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