Al"bum (#), n. [L., neut. of albus white: cf. F. album. Cf. Alb.]
1. Rom. Antiq.
A white tablet on which anything was inscribed, as a list of names, etc.
A register for visitors' names; a visitors' book.
A blank book, in which to insert autographs sketches, memorial writing of friends, photographs, etc.
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