antemurale

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin antemūrāle (barbican).

Noun[edit]

antemurale m (plural antemurali)

  1. barbican (or similar fortification)

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ante- (before) +‎ mūrālis (of or pertaining to a wall)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

antemūrāle n (genitive antemūrālis); third declension

  1. protecting wall, an outwork, breastwork, barbican

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (neuter, “pure” i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative antemūrāle antemūrālia
Genitive antemūrālis antemūrālium
Dative antemūrālī antemūrālibus
Accusative antemūrāle antemūrālia
Ablative antemūrālī antemūrālibus
Vocative antemūrāle antemūrālia

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Italian: antemurale
  • Spanish: antemural

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