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Meaning of ABACULUS

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*bac"u*lus\ ([.a]b*[a^]k"[-u]*l[u^]s), n.; pl.
{Abaculi} (-l[imac]). [L., dim. of abacus.] (Arch.)
A small tile of glass, marble, or other substance, of various
colors, used in making ornamental patterns in mosaic
pavements. --Fairholt.

 

 

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