antepagmentum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ante + pangō (fasten).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

antepagmentum n (genitive antepagmentī); second declension

  1. The entire chambranle, i.e. the door case, or window frame.
  2. (architecture, chiefly in the plural) In ancient architecture, doorposts, or garnishings in posts or doors, wrought in stone or timber, or lintels of a window.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative antepagmentum antepagmenta
genitive antepagmentī antepagmentōrum
dative antepagmentō antepagmentīs
accusative antepagmentum antepagmenta
ablative antepagmentō antepagmentīs
vocative antepagmentum antepagmenta

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References[edit]

  • Antepagmenta, Cyclopaedia: or, An Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (folio, 2 vols.), Ephraim Chambers. London 1728, p. 106.
  • ANTEPAGMENTA, Ancient Library, p. 98