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soroban

[ sawr-uh-bahn ]
/ ˈsɔr əˌbɑn /
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noun
a Japanese abacus of Chinese derivation.
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Origin of soroban

<Japanese <Chinese suànpan, equivalent to suàn count + pán board
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