asarotum

[as-uh-roh-tuh m]

Origin of asarotum

Latinization of neuter singular of Greek asárōtos literally, unswept (once in Pliny, designating a floor paved in mosaic resembling table scraps), equivalent to a- a-6 + sarō-, verbid stem of saroûn to sweep clean + -tos verbal adjective suffix
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018