tablinum

[ ta-blahy-nuh m ]
/ 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.

Origin of tablinum

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