argilla

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argilla f (plural argille)

  1. clay

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek ἄργιλλος (árgillos, white clay, potter's earth), from ἀργός (argós, white).

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Noun[edit]

argilla f (genitive argillae); first declension

  1. white clay, potter's clay, argil

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative argilla argillae
genitive argillae argillārum
dative argillae argillīs
accusative argillam argillās
ablative argillā argillīs
vocative argilla argillae

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References[edit]

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