munimentum

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Etymology[edit]

From mūniō (build a wall around; fortify, protect, defend; shelter).

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Noun[edit]

mūnīmentum n (genitive mūnīmentī); second declension

  1. (military) A defence or defense, fortification, protection; intrenchment; rampart, bulwark; fortress.
  2. (figuratively) A shelter, defence, protection; safeguard.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative mūnīmentum mūnīmenta
genitive mūnīmentī mūnīmentōrum
dative mūnīmentō mūnīmentīs
accusative mūnīmentum mūnīmenta
ablative mūnīmentō mūnīmentīs
vocative mūnīmentum mūnīmenta

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References[edit]

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