I have seen an armanentarium….

I’m sure that over the years this lighthouse has seen an armanentarium of sea-vessels, boats and sightseers. Oh, if only the walls could talk; what a story the lighthouse walls would tell…

armamentarium \ ahr-muh-muhn-TAIR-ee-uhm \, noun;
1. A fruitful source of devices or materials available or used for an undertaking.
2. The aggregate of equipment, methods, and techniques available to one for carrying out one’s duties.

Origin: Armamentarium comes from the Latin root armament , which refers to equipment used by a military unit. The suffix -arium denotes a location or receptacle.

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Posted on June 3, 2012, in Word-of-the-Day and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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