abluvium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From abluō (wash off, cleanse), from ab (from, away from) + luō (wash, cleanse).

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Noun[edit]

abluvium n (genitive abluviī); second declension

  1. flood, deluge, inundation

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative abluvium abluvia
genitive abluviī
abluvī1
abluviōrum
dative abluviō abluviīs
accusative abluvium abluvia
ablative abluviō abluviīs
vocative abluvium abluvia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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