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scrinium

[ skrin-ee-uhm ]
/ ˈskrɪn i əm /
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noun, plural scrin·i·a [skrin-ee-uh]. /ˈskrɪn i ə/.
a cylindrical container used in ancient Rome to hold papyrus rolls.
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Origin of scrinium

<Latin scrīnium;see shrine
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