What is abacus and what does abacus mean? Read about the definition and meaning of abacus


  1. An abacus is a tool/device for making arithmetic calculations, consisting of a frame set with rods on which balls or beads are moved.
  2. A slab forming the top of the capital of a column.

Etymology & Origin of abacus

Originally Greek word (√°bax), first coined circa 1400

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