diverbium

[ dahy-vur-bee-uh m ]
/ daɪˈvɜr bi əm /

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

the spoken part of an ancient Roman drama.
Compare canticum.

Origin of diverbium

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