). A storehouse or magazine (Thuc.vi. 97
) for books (Indoct.
5); a burialplace (id.
22); but especially a place in the upper part of the house in which
the Romans kept their wine in amphorae.
It was usually above the fumarium
, since it was thought that the passage of the smoke through the room
tended greatly to improve the flavour of the wine. See Cella