aerarium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From aes (bronze, money) +‎ -ārium (place for).

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Noun[edit]

aerārium n (genitive aerāriī); second declension

  1. treasury
  2. (specifically) The place in the Temple of Saturn at Rome, where the public treasure was kept.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative aerārium aerāria
genitive aerāriī aerāriōrum
dative aerāriō aerāriīs
accusative aerārium aerāria
ablative aerāriō aerāriīs
vocative aerārium aerāria

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References[edit]

  • aerarium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aerarium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aerarium in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin