acetum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From aceō (to be sour).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

acētum n (genitive acētī); second declension

  1. vinegar
  2. (figuratively) wit, shrewdness

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative acētum acēta
genitive acētī acētōrum
dative acētō acētīs
accusative acētum acēta
ablative acētō acētīs
vocative acētum acēta

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References[edit]

  • acetum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • acetum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “acetum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • acetum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • acetum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers