subsellium

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originates 1695–1705 from Latin subsellia (low seat or bench), from sub- (under) + sella (seat).

Noun[edit]

subsellium (plural subsellia)

  1. A projecting ledge on the stalls in a church where persons might lean whilst standing during prayers; misericord.

References[edit]

  • subsellium” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sub- (under) + sella (seat).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

subsellium n (genitive subselliī); second declension

  1. a low seat or bench
  2. the bench (of a judge)

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative subsellium subsellia
genitive subselliī subselliōrum
dative subselliō subselliīs
accusative subsellium subsellia
ablative subselliō subselliīs
vocative subsellium subsellia

References[edit]

  • subsellium” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.