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From arma (weapons, tools) +‎ -ārium.



armārium n (genitive armāriī); second declension

  1. a cupboard, closet, chest, especially one in the sacristy of a church where vestments are kept
  2. a safe for food, clothing, or money


Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative armārium armāria
genitive armāriī armāriōrum
dative armāriō armāriīs
accusative armārium armāria
ablative armāriō armāriīs
vocative armārium armāria

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