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abaciscus

[ab-uh-sis-kuh s, -kis-] /ˌæb əˈsɪs kəs, -ˈkɪs-/
noun, plural abacisci
[ab-uh-sis-ahy, ab-uh-kis-kahy] /ˌæb əˈsɪs aɪ, ˌæb əˈkɪs kaɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
Architecture. a small abacus.
2.
a tessera.
Also, abaculus.
Origin
< Neo-Latin < Greek abakískos, equivalent to abak- (stem of ábax; see abacus) + -iskos diminutive suffix
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