acetum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin acetum

Noun[edit]

acetum (plural acetums)

  1. (obsolete) vinegar (sometimes medicated)

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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
  • acetum in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • acetum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • acetum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers