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abaciscus

[ ab-uh-sis-kuhs, -kis- ]
/ ˌæb əˈsɪs kəs, -ˈkɪs- /
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noun, plural ab·a·cis·ci [ab-uh-sis-ahy, ab-uh-kis-kahy]. /ˌæb əˈsɪs aɪ, ˌæb əˈkɪs kaɪ/.

Architecture. a small abacus.
a tessera.

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Origin of abaciscus

<New Latin <Greek abakískos, equivalent to abak- (stem of ábax;see abacus) + -iskos diminutive suffix

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