astrum

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See also: -astrum

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἄστρον (ástron, star).

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Noun[edit]

astrum n (genitive astrī); second declension

  1. (poetic) a star
    Synonyms: astēr, stēlla, sīdus

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative astrum astra
genitive astrī astrōrum
dative astrō astrīs
accusative astrum astra
ablative astrō astrīs
vocative astrum astra

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References[edit]

  • astrum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • astrum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “astrum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • astrum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the star-lit sky; the firmament: caelum astris distinctum et ornatum
  • astrum in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly