tholus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tholus (dome, rotunda).

Noun[edit]

tholus (plural tholi)

  1. (astronomy, geology) A small domical mountain or hill.
    Hecates Tholus is a Martian volcano.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek θόλος (thólos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tholus m (genitive tholī); second declension

  1. dome, cupola, rotunda

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative tholus tholī
genitive tholī tholōrum
dative tholō tholīs
accusative tholum tholōs
ablative tholō tholīs
vocative thole tholī