diverbium

[dahy-vur-bee-uh m]

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

the spoken part of an ancient Roman drama.

Nearby words

  1. dive-bomb,
  2. dive-bomber,
  3. divehi,
  4. divemaster,
  5. diver,
  6. diverge,
  7. divergence,
  8. divergence insufficiency,
  9. divergency,
  10. divergent

Compare canticum.

Origin of diverbium

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

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