pyramis

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English[edit]

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Latin

Noun[edit]

pyramis (plural pyramides)

  1. (obsolete) A pyramid.
    • Alexander Crawford Lindsay Crawford, Letters on Egypt, Edom, and the Holy Land: Volume 1 (page 95)
      For as a Pyramis, beginning at a point, by little and little dilateth into all parts []

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Latin[edit]

pȳramidēs Aegyptōrum (pyramids of Egypt)

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πυραμίς (puramís).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pȳramis f (genitive pȳramidis); third declension

  1. a pyramid

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References[edit]

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