Definition of terriculament in English:

terriculament

Pronunciation /təˈrɪkjʊləm(ə)nt/

noun

rare
  • A source or object of fear, especially of unnecessary fear; a bugbear.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in William Patten (d. ?1598), author. From classical Latin terriculāmentum object of terror, bugbear (2nd century a.d. in Apuleius) from terriculum (also terricula) something that excites terror (from terrēre to frighten + -culum (or -cula)) + -mentum.