altarium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Found in post-Classical and later Latin, as a singular of the Classical altaria, the plural of altāre (which was mostly used as the plural). Ultimately from adolere, probably influenced by altus. See also other forms altār and altāre.

Noun[edit]

altārium n (genitive altāriī); second declension

  1. (high) altar

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative altārium altāria
genitive altāriī altāriōrum
dative altāriō altāriīs
accusative altārium altāria
ablative altāriō altāriīs
vocative altārium altāria

Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

altarium

  1. genitive plural of altar