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scriptorium

[ skrip-tawr-ee-uhm, -tohr- ]
/ skr瑟p藞t蓴r i 蓹m, -藞to蕣r- /
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noun, plural scrip路to路ri路ums, scrip路to路ri路a [skrip-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr-]. /skr瑟p藞t蓴r i 蓹, -藞to蕣r-/.
a room, as in a monastery, library, or other institution, where manuscripts are stored, read, or copied.
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Origin of scriptorium

1765鈥75; <Medieval Latin scr墨pt艒rium;see script, -tory2
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British Dictionary definitions for scriptorium

scriptorium
/ (skr瑟p藞t蓴藧r瑟蓹m) /

noun plural -riums or -ria (-r瑟蓹)
a room, esp in a monastery, set apart for the writing or copying of manuscripts

Word Origin for scriptorium

from Medieval Latin
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