andron

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin andron, from Ancient Greek ἀνδρῶν ‎(andrôn).

Noun[edit]

andron ‎(plural androns)

  1. (architecture, historical) In Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome, the apartment reserved for males, in the lower part of the house.

Translations[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀνδρῶν ‎(andrôn).

Noun[edit]

andrōn m ‎(genitive andrōnis); third declension

  1. hallway, passageway, corridor

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative andrōn andrōnēs
genitive andrōnis andrōnum
dative andrōnī andrōnibus
accusative andrōnem andrōnēs
ablative andrōne andrōnibus
vocative andrōn andrōnēs

References[edit]

  • andron in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • andron in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • andron in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • andron in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • andron in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • andron in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

andron m (plural androns)

  1. (historical) andron (room or house reserved for males)