oleamen

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin oleum (olive oil), probably via *oleamen (-men is an alternative neuter suffix).

Noun[edit]

oleamen (uncountable)

  1. (medicine, obsolete) A soft ointment prepared from oil.
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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From oleum (olive oil).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

oleāmen n (genitive oleāminis); third declension

  1. an ointment containing olive oil

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative oleāmen oleāmina
genitive oleāminis oleāminum
dative oleāminī oleāminibus
accusative oleāmen oleāmina
ablative oleāmine oleāminibus
vocative oleāmen oleāmina

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