molendinum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From molō (grind in a mill).

Noun[edit]

molendīnum n (genitive molendīnī); second declension

  1. A milling-place, mill, mill-house.
    • 1789, Gilbert White, The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne
      servitium, quo feudatorii grana ſua ad Domini molendinum, ibi molenda perferre, ex conſuetudine, aſtringuntur
      Servitude, whereby vassals are forced to carry their grains to the feudal lord's mill, therein to be ground, in accordance with custom.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative molendīnum molendīna
genitive molendīnī molendīnōrum
dative molendīnō molendīnīs
accusative molendīnum molendīna
ablative molendīnō molendīnīs
vocative molendīnum molendīna

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

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