（ὡρεῖον, σιτοφυλακεῖον, ἀποθήκη
A granary, especially at Rome a public granary, in which grain was stored at the expense of
the State for distribution to the people. (See Frumentariae Leges
A warehouse or storehouse where anything might be deposited for safe-keeping. These were
common at Rome under the Empire, and were used for the storage of securities, money, goods,
iv. 24, 9; Dig.
i. 15, 3). Keepers of horrea
in either sense of the word were called horrearii
or vilici ex horreis.