Definition of tablinum in English:

tablinum

noun

Roman History
  • An anteroom in an ancient Roman house, opening out of the atrium opposite the principal entrance and often containing the family archives and statues.

Pronunciation

tablinum

/təˈblʌɪnəm/ /təˈbliːnəm/

Origin

Early 18th century. From classical Latin tablīnum, tabulīnum from tabula + -īnum.