agger

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From Middle English agger (heap; pile), from Latin agger (rubble; mound; rampart), from ad- + gerere (to carry, to bring).

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Noun[edit]

agger (plural aggers)

  1. A high tide in which the water rises to a given level, recedes, and then rises again.
  2. A low tide in which the water recedes to a given level, rises, and then recedes again.
  3. In ancient Roman construction, an earthwork; a mound; a raised work.

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Latin[edit]

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Noun[edit]

agger m (genitive aggeris); third declension

  1. rampart, bulwark (or the materials used to make one)
  2. causeway, pier, dam, dyke

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative agger aggerēs
genitive aggeris aggerum
dative aggerī aggeribus
accusative aggerem aggerēs
ablative aggere aggeribus
vocative agger aggerēs