asarotum

noun
as·​a·​ro·​tum | \ˌasəˈrōtəm\
plural asarota\-​ōtə \

Definition of asarotum 

: ancient Roman painted pavement

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History and Etymology for asarotum

Latin, from Greek asarōton, neuter of asarōtos paved in mosaic resembling an unswept floor, literally, unswept, from a- a- entry 2 + sarōtos, verbal of saroun to sweep, from saron broom; probably akin to Latin turba disturbance, tumult

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