noun, plural scrip·to·ri·ums, scrip·to·ri·a [skrip-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr-] /skrɪpˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr-/.
- script reader,
- scripting language,
Origin of scriptorium
Examples from the Web for scriptoria
Mention also is made elsewhere in dealing with monastic art of the usages of the scriptoria.Illuminated Manuscripts|John W. Bradley
The scriptoria were manufactories of books and not centres of learning.
For much curious information about scriptoria and monastic libraries, see Maitlands Dark Ages, quoted above.Scenes and Characters of the Middle Ages|Edward Lewes Cutts
The scriptoria of the monasteries were the places where the transcribing and illuminating of MSS.From Chaucer to Tennyson|Henry A. Beers
These two scriptoria were, at a later date, to become the nursery of English illumination.Illumination and its Development in the Present Day|Sidney Farnsworth
noun plural -riums or -ria (-rɪə)
Word Origin for scriptorium
"writing room," 1774, from Late Latin scriptorium "place for writing," noun use of neuter of Latin scriptorius "pertaining to writing," from Latin scriptus, past participle of scribere "to write" (see script (n.)).