bracae

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Plural of brāca, probably of Transalpine Gaulish origin.

Noun[edit]

brācae f pl (genitive brācārum); first declension

  1. (plural only) trousers; breeches, britches, pants

Usage notes[edit]

The only instance it is used in the singular is by Ovid, in his Tristia.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Plural
nominative brācae
genitive brācārum
dative brācīs
accusative brācās
ablative brācīs
vocative brācae

Descendants[edit]