argenteus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin argenteus (of silver).

Noun[edit]

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argenteus (plural argentei)

  1. A silver coin, minted in the Roman Empire between 294 and 310, weighing approximately 3 scruples.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

argentum +‎ -eus.

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Adjective[edit]

argenteus (feminine argentea, neuter argenteum); first/second declension

  1. silver, silvery

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative argenteus argentea argenteum argenteī argenteae argentea
genitive argenteī argenteae argenteī argenteōrum argenteārum argenteōrum
dative argenteō argenteō argenteīs
accusative argenteum argenteam argenteum argenteōs argenteās argentea
ablative argenteō argenteā argenteō argenteīs
vocative argentee argentea argenteum argenteī argenteae argentea

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References[edit]

  • argenteus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • argenteus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “argenteus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • argenteus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • argenteus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • argenteus in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly