diverbium

[ dahy-vur-bee-uhm ]
/ daɪˈvɜr bi əm /

noun, plural di·ver·bi·a [dahy-vur-bee-uh]. /daɪˈvɜr bi ə/.

the spoken part of an ancient Roman drama.

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Origin of diverbium

<Latin; variant of dēverbium, equivalent to dē-de- + verb(um) word, verb + -ium-ium
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