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armarian

[ahr-mair-ee-uh n] /ɑrˈmɛər i ən/
noun, History/Historical
1.
a monk in charge of the library and scriptorium in a monastery.
Origin of armarian
1840-1850
1840-50; < Medieval Latin armāri(us), equivalent to armāri(a) library, orig. neuter plural, derivative of Latin armārium (see armarium) + -an
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  • In all cases the armarian was instructed to make a short memorandum of the name of the book which he had lent or received.

    Bibliomania in the Middle Ages Frederick Somner Merryweather
  • Besides the duties which we have enumerated, there were others which it was the province of the armarian to fulfil.

    Bibliomania in the Middle Ages Frederick Somner Merryweather

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