Abaciscus definition

(archaic) One of the tiles or squares of a tessellated pavement; an abaculus. [First attested in the mid 18th century.]
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Noun

Singular:
abaciscus
Plural:
abacisci, abaciscuses

Origin of abaciscus

  • From New Latin, from Ancient Greek ἀβακίσκος (abakiskos, “a coloured stone for laying mosaic”), diminutive of ἄβαξ (abaks, “board”). See abacus.

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