mercatus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mercor (I trade, traffic, deal) +‎ -ātus.

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Noun[edit]

mercātus m (genitive mercātūs); fourth declension

  1. trade, traffic, buying and selling
  2. market, marketplace
  3. festival assemblage, public feast

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative mercātus mercātūs
genitive mercātūs mercātuum
dative mercātuī mercātibus
accusative mercātum mercātūs
ablative mercātū mercātibus
vocative mercātus mercātūs

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References[edit]

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