Abecedarium (English, noun)

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Term or phrase abecedarium
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Definition [Abecedarium] is the name of a list of all the letters constituting an alphabet, coined from the first four letters. Lists of this kind were used for instruction and also as a record to help the memory at a time when the knowledge of writing was not widespread.
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Source of definition in print Moorhouse, Alfred C., The Triumph of the Alphabet: A History of Writing (New York: Henry Schuman, 1953), 132
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The following pages include "abecedarium" as an antecedent term or phrase: Abecedario (Spanish, noun), Abecé (Spanish, noun), Abécédaire (French, noun).

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[Abecedarium] is the name of a list of all[Abecedarium] is the name of a list of all the letters constituting an alphabet, coined from the first four letters. Lists of this kind were used for instruction and also as a record to help the memory at a time when the knowledge of writing was not widespread.e knowledge of writing was not widespread. +
Moorhouse, Alfred C., The Triumph of the Alphabet: A History of Writing (New York: Henry Schuman, 1953), 132 +
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