pondus

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Noun[edit]

pondus

  1. An old English measure of weight, usually of wool, perhaps equal to 3 cloves.
    • 1882, James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, Volume 4, p. 208:
      The pondus of wool at Alton Barnes and Stert is three cloves or 21 pounds.

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pondus

  1. masculine plural past participle of pondre

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pendō (to weigh; suspend, hang; pay).

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Noun[edit]

pondus n (genitive ponderis); third declension

  1. weight
  2. weight of a pound
  3. heaviness, weight of a body
  4. load, burden
  5. quantity, number, multitude
  6. consequence, importance
  7. (of character) firmness, constancy

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pondus pondera
genitive ponderis ponderum
dative ponderī ponderibus
accusative pondus pondera
ablative pondere ponderibus
vocative pondus pondera

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