castellum

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

castellum (plural castella)

  1. (historical) A small Roman detached fort or fortlet used as a watch tower or signal station.

Latin[edit]

castellum

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of castrum (fort).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

castellum n (genitive castellī); second declension

  1. castle, fort

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative castellum castella
genitive castellī castellōrum
dative castellō castellīs
accusative castellum castella
ablative castellō castellīs
vocative castellum castella

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