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See also: aethiops and æthiops



From Ancient Greek Αἰθίοψ (Aithíops), from αἴθω (aíthō, burn) + ὤψ (ṓps, face)

Proper noun[edit]

Aethiops m (genitive Aethiopis); third declension

  1. Any of dark-skinned peoples living in Upper Egypt or beyond.
  2. Ethiopian


Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Aethiops Aethiopēs
Genitive Aethiopis Aethiopum
Dative Aethiopī Aethiopibus
Accusative Aethiopem Aethiopēs
Ablative Aethiope Aethiopibus
Vocative Aethiops Aethiopēs


  • Aethiops in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Aethiops in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Aethiops in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette