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[ahr-mair-ee-uh m] /ɑrˈmɛər i əm/
noun, plural armaria
[ahr-mair-ee-uh] /ɑrˈmɛər i ə/ (Show IPA)
ambry (def 1).
Origin of armarium
< Latin: cupboard, safe, equivalent to arm(a) weapons, tools + -ārium -arium Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • They would take the armarium that was in daily use, and adapt it to their own purposes.

    The Care of Books John Willis Clark
  • I have placed the armarium at the end of the room, opposite the window.

    The Care of Books John Willis Clark
  • "armarium" was to called because it was originally a place for keeping arms.

  • As he had charge of the armarium or press for storing books, he was also sometimes styled armarius.

    Old English Libraries Ernest Savage

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