aphractus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἄφρακτος (áphraktos, undefended) (ναῦς (naûs, ship)), from ἀ- (a-) + φράκτης (phráktēs).

Noun[edit]

āphractus m (genitive āphractī); second declension

  1. (nautical) An open boat (vessel with no deck)

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative āphractus āphractī
genitive āphractī āphractōrum
dative āphractō āphractīs
accusative āphractum āphractōs
ablative āphractō āphractīs
vocative āphracte āphractī

References[edit]

  • aphractus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aphractus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aphractus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • aphractus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aphractus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin