armarium

[ ahr-mair-ee-uhm ]
/ ɑrˈmɛər i əm /

noun, plural ar·mar·i·a [ahr-mair-ee-uh]. /ɑrˈmɛər i ə/.

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Origin of armarium

From Latin: “cupboard, safe,” equivalent to arm(a) “weapons, tools” + -ārium -arium
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Example sentences from the Web for armarium

  • I have placed the armarium at the end of the room, opposite the window.

    The Care of Books|John Willis Clark
  • As he had charge of the armarium or press for storing books, he was also sometimes styled armarius.

    Old English Libraries|Ernest Savage
  • "Armarium" was to called because it was originally a place for keeping arms.

  • They would take the armarium that was in daily use, and adapt it to their own purposes.

    The Care of Books|John Willis Clark