xystus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ξυστός (ksustos, xystus), from ξυστός (ksustos, scraped), from ksύω (xuō, scrape), referring to its polished floor.

Noun[edit]

xystus (plural xysti)

  1. (in Ancient Greece) A long and open portico within the gymnasium.

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

xystus m (genitive xystī); second declension

  1. covered portico or gallery (or one planted with trees)

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative xystus xystī
genitive xystī xystōrum
dative xystō xystīs
accusative xystum xystōs
ablative xystō xystīs
vocative xyste xystī