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EtymologyEdit

From *scaccus (shah, king) +‎ -ārium (place for).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

scaccārium n (genitive scaccāriī or scaccārī); second declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) chessboard
  2. (Medieval Latin, metonymically) exchequer

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative scaccārium scaccāria
Genitive scaccāriī
scaccārī1
scaccāriōrum
Dative scaccāriō scaccāriīs
Accusative scaccārium scaccāria
Ablative scaccāriō scaccāriīs
Vocative scaccārium scaccāria

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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