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Definition of Tesserae

Babylon English

mosaic tile; small tablet of wood or bone that was used as a token or ticket in ancient Greece and Rome
Tesserae Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
JM Latin-English Dictionary
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die; square tablet marked with watchword| countersign; token| ticket
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(pl. )
of Tessera
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a small square tile of stone or glass used in making mosaics
(hypernym) tile
(hyponym) tessella
(part-holonym) mosaic
(derivation) tessellate
Tesserae Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
A tessera (plural: tesserae, diminutive tessella) is an individual tile, usually formed in the shape of a cube, used in creating a mosaic. It is also known as an abaciscus or abaculus.

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