plural -s
: a scrivener under the Roman Empire with some notarial powers
: an official scribe or notary public especially in England and New England in the 17th and 18th centuries

Word History


Late Latin tabellion-, tabellio, from Latin tabella tablet, writing, document, diminutive of tabula board

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“Tabellion.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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