arator

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See also: arător and arãtor

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From arō (plough, till) +‎ -tor.

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Noun[edit]

arātor m (genitive arātōris); third declension

  1. Someone that ploughs or plows; ploughman or plowman, farmer, husbandman.
    • Sextus Propertius, Elegiae; II, i, 43–4
      Navita de ventis, de tauris narrat arator,
      Enumerat miles vulnera, pastor oves.
      The sailor tells of winds, the ploughman of bulls,
      the soldier counts his wounds, the shepherd his sheep.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative arātor arātōrēs
genitive arātōris arātōrum
dative arātōrī arātōribus
accusative arātōrem arātōrēs
ablative arātōre arātōribus
vocative arātor arātōrēs

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References[edit]

  • arator in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • arator in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “arator”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • arator” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)