alvearium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From alveus (hollow, belly, vessel, beehive) +‎ -ārium (re-substantivation), via *alveārius (relating to hollows, etc.).

Noun[edit]

alveārium n (genitive alveāriī); second declension

  1. beehive
  2. apiary
  3. trough for kneading

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative alveārium alveāria
genitive alveāriī alveāriōrum
dative alveāriō alveāriīs
accusative alveārium alveāria
ablative alveāriō alveāriīs
vocative alveārium alveāria

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References[edit]

alvearium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press

  • alvearium” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)