Definition of pugillares in English:

pugillares

noun

historical
  • Treated as plural. In ancient Rome: writing tablets, typically made of wood and coated with wax, and written on using a stylus.

Origin

Early 18th century. From classical Latin pugillārēs (masculine plural) writing tablets. Compare Italian pugillari, plural.

Pronunciation

pugillares

/ˌpjuːdʒɪˈlɑːriz//ˌpjuːdʒɪˈlɑːreɪz/