scrinium

[skrin-ee-uh m]
noun, plural scrin·i·a [skrin-ee-uh] /ˈskrɪn i ə/.
  1. a cylindrical container used in ancient Rome to hold papyrus rolls.

Origin of scrinium

< Latin scrīnium; see shrine
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