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Abaculus

Definition of the noun Abaculus

What does Abaculus mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. [archaic] A small tile of glass, marble, or other substance, of various colors, used in making ornamental patterns in mosaic pavements. - Fairholt.

Explanation

Abaculus: An Abaculus is a small ornamental tile used in mosaic. It is usually made of glass or marble.

Phrases with Abaculus

  1. Zercon Abaculus
  2. Abdopus Abaculus
  3. Octopus abaculus
  4. Tabanus Abaculus
  5. Species Zercon Abaculus
  6. species Octopus abaculus
  7. Species Tabanus Abaculus

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Abaculus

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Google previewPopular Dictionary of Architecture and the Allied Arts (1881)

A Work of Reference for the Architect, Builder, Sculptor, Decorative Artist, and General Student. With Numerous Illustrations from All Styles of Architecture, from the Egyptian to the Renaissance by William Audsley

ABACULUS. (Lat.) A word having a meaning similar in all respects to that of Abaciscus. ABACUS. (Lat.) The upper portion or crown of the capital of a column or pillar, upon which the architrave in Classic, and the springers of the arches in ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Terms in Art. Edited and illustrated by F. W. F. (1870)

r“ “ ABACULUS. (Lat) A small tile of glass, marble, or other : substance, of "arious colours, used in making ornamental patterns in mosaic pavements.

Google previewRSMeans Illustrated Construction Dictionary (2012)

by RSMeans

abaciscus, abaculus 1. A tessara or small square stone used in mosaic tile. 2. Asmall abacus. abamurusA masonry buttressfor thesupport ofawall. abandonment 1.To surrender the right or claim of interest without specificallytransferring it. 2.

Google previewThe rhymers' lexicon (1971)

by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury

Wassail-cup abrupt corrupt ~cupped disrupt erupt incorrupt interrupt supped abaculus abacus acephalus angelus animus arquebus blunderbus bus buss caduceus Cerberus convolvulus cumulus 'l H denarius discuss Erebus excuss fuss ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Architecture and Archaeology of the Middle Ages (etc.) (1838)

by John Britton

A small table, #|Abaculus.

Google previewDictionary of Architecture (1994)

by Henry H. Saylor

See also abaculus. abac ul us (abbak'youlus), a unit tile in a geometrical-pattern surface. abacus (ab'akus), the top member of a capital upon which the object supported rests (11 j). abamurus (abba mew'rus), a block of masonry, in buttress ...

Google previewA Compleat English Dictionary Oder Vollständig Englisch-Deutsches Wörterbuch, Anfänglich Von --- Hrsg. U. Verb. Von Anton Ernst Klausing. Etc. 4. Aufl (1771)

Pállet, palette, abaculus pičtorius, das Palet oder Farbenbretlein der Maler, s. Palette. Pállet-Bed, um lit de veille, ein Wachtbette. Pálliament, habit, robe, Kleidung, der Rock. Pálliards, gredins, mendici, verstellte, betrügliche, unverschämte ...

Google previewA Compleat English Dictionary (1771)

Oder Vollständiges Englisch-deutsches Wörterbuch, Anfänglich Von Nathan Bailey Herausgegeben; Jetzt Aber Fast Ganz Umgearbeitet, Vermehret und Verbessert Von Anton Ernst Klausing, ... by Nathan Bailey

Pállet, palette, abaculus pičtorius, das Par # oder Farbenbretlein der Maler, s. PaetT€. Päle Bed, un it eveille, grabbatum, ein Wachtbette. Pálliament, habit, robe, Kleidung, der Rock. Pálliards, gredins, mendici, verstellte, betrügliche, ...

Google previewChamber's Condensed Encyclopedia (1895)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People ... by D. T. Stuart

Abaculus ...

Google previewSturgis' Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture and Building (1989)

An Unabridged Reprint of the 1901-2 Edition by Russell Sturgis

ABACISCUS ; ABACULUS. A single fa elah, or tessem as used in mosaie and the like. ABACUS. The uppermost member of a capital ; a plain sqnare slah in the Grecian Doric style, hat in other styles often monlded or otherwise enriehed.

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Scrabble value of A1B3A1C3U1L1U1S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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