aurificium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From aurifex (goldsmith), from aurum (gold) + facio (I do, make).

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Noun[edit]

aurificium n (genitive aurificiī); second declension

  1. A gold-washing site.

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative aurificium aurificia
Genitive aurificiī
aurificī1
aurificiōrum
Dative aurificiō aurificiīs
Accusative aurificium aurificia
Ablative aurificiō aurificiīs
Vocative aurificium aurificia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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