amoebaeum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin amoebaeus, from Ancient Greek ἀμοιβαῖος (amoibaîos, alternate).

Noun[edit]

amoebaeum (plural amoebaea)

  1. (poetry) A poem in which persons are represented as speaking alternately.
    The third eclogue of Virgil is an amoebaeum.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

amoebaeum

  1. nominative neuter singular of amoebaeus
  2. accusative masculine singular of amoebaeus
  3. accusative neuter singular of amoebaeus
  4. vocative neuter singular of amoebaeus