ballistia

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Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: “Lewis & Short mentions the Ancient Greek βαλλίξω (ballíksō), but the relation is unclear.”

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ballistia n, pl (genitive ballistiōrum); second declension

  1. (plural only) music or songs accompanying dancing
  2. accusative of ballistia
  3. vocative of ballistia

Declension[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Plural
nominative ballistia
genitive ballistiōrum
dative ballistiīs
accusative ballistia
ablative ballistiīs
vocative ballistia

References[edit]

  • ballistĭa in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879