perizoma

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɛrɪˈzəʊmə/

Noun[edit]

perizoma

  1. a loincloth worn by men and women in ancient Greece
    • 1974, Guy Davenport, Tatlin!:
      The traveller was in Erewhonian clothes to keep him inconspicuous, a conical felt hat with owl feather, yellow tabard, tasselled perizoma, belled sandals, and umbrella.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin.

Noun[edit]

perizoma m (plural perizomi)

  1. G-string, thong
  2. loincloth

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek περίζωμα perízôma.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

perizōma n (genitive perizōmatis); third declension

  1. girdle

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative perizōma perizōmata
genitive perizōmatis perizōmatum
dative perizōmatī perizōmatibus
accusative perizōma perizōmata
ablative perizōmate perizōmatibus
vocative perizōma perizōmata