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noun (promptuaries)
  1. (arithmetic) A device described in w:John Napier, Napier's treatise w:rabdology, Rabdologií¦, consisting of a large set of strips used to multiply multi-digit numbers more easily than Napier's bones.
Etymology: promptuarium, storehouse


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