Etymology
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scriptorium (n.)

"writing room," 1774, from Late Latin scriptorium "place for writing," noun use of neuter of Latin scriptorius "pertaining to writing," from Latin scriptus, past participle of scribere "to write" (from PIE root *skribh- "to cut").

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Definitions of scriptorium

scriptorium (n.)
a room in a monastery that is set aside for writing or copying manuscripts;
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