pilula

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive from pila (ball, globe) +‎ -ula.

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Noun[edit]

pilula f (genitive pilulae); first declension

  1. A small ball, globule; pellet.
  2. (medicine) A pill.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pilula pilulae
genitive pilulae pilulārum
dative pilulae pilulīs
accusative pilulam pilulās
ablative pilulā pilulīs
vocative pilula pilulae

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References[edit]

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