Cicero

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Latin Cicero, a cognomen in reference to warts (cicer = chickpea). The Latinate form, based on the nominative, displaced Middle English Ciceroun, based on the oblique stem.

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Cicero

  1. The Roman statesman and orator Mārcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BC).

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From its use in publishing Pannartz and Sweynheim's 1468 edition of Cicero's Epistulae ad Familiares ("Letters to My Friends").

Noun[edit]

Cicero

  1. (uncountable, printing, dated) cicero, the 5th of the 7 traditional German sizes of type, between Korpus and Mittel, standardized as 12 point.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Formed by the suffixation of cicer ‎(chickpea) +‎ ‎(suffix forming cognomina), in reference to his warts.

Proper noun[edit]

Cicerō m ‎(genitive Cicerōnis); third declension

  1. An agnomen held by Marcus Tullius Cicero, a great statesman and orator

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular
nominative Cicerō
genitive Cicerōnis
dative Cicerōnī
accusative Cicerōnem
ablative Cicerōne
vocative Cicerō

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