ergastulum

noun
er·​gas·​tu·​lum | \ˌərˈgaschələm, -stəl-\
plural ergastula\-​lə \

Definition of ergastulum 

: a dungeon on a large Roman farm in which slave laborers were confined

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History and Etymology for ergastulum

Latin, probably modification of Greek ergastērion workshop, from ergazesthai to work

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