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From augeō (spread, honor, promote).



auxilium n (genitive auxiliī); second declension

  1. help, aid
  2. (medicine) antidote, remedy
  3. accusative singular of auxilium
  4. vocative singular of auxilium


Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative auxilium auxilia
genitive auxiliī auxiliōrum
dative auxiliō auxiliīs
accusative auxilium auxilia
ablative auxiliō auxiliīs
vocative auxilium auxilia


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  • auxilium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • auxilium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “auxilium”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • auxilium” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to bring aid to; to rescue: auxilium, opem, salutem ferre alicui
    • to be reduced to one's last resource: ad extremum auxilium descendere
    • prompt assistance: auxilium praesens
    • (ambiguous) to come to assist any one: auxilio alicui venire
    • (ambiguous) to summon auxiliary troops: auxilia arcessere