aratrum

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂érh₃trom. Equivalent to ar(ā) (to plough) +‎ -trum. Cognate with Ancient Greek ἄροτρον (árotron, plow) and Old Armenian արաւր (arawr, plow).

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Noun[edit]

arātrum n (genitive arātrī); second declension

  1. A plough or plow.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative arātrum arātra
genitive arātrī arātrōrum
dative arātrō arātrīs
accusative arātrum arātra
ablative arātrō arātrīs
vocative arātrum arātra

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References[edit]

  • aratrum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aratrum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “aratrum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • aratrum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • aratrum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aratrum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin