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tablinum

[ ta-blahy-nuhm ]
/ tæˈblaɪ nəm /
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noun, plural tab·li·na [ta-blahy-nuh]. /tæˈblaɪ nə/.
(in an ancient Roman house) a large, open room at the side of the peristyle farthest from the main entrance.
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Origin of tablinum

1820–30; <Latin tab(u)līnum, equivalent to tabula (see table) + -īnum, neuter of -īnus-ine1
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