barathrum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin barathrum, from Ancient Greek βάραθρον ‎(bárathron).

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Noun[edit]

barathrum ‎(plural barathrums)

  1. A pit, especially one at Athens into which criminals were thrown.
  2. The abyss, hell.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek βάραθρον ‎(bárathron).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

barathrum n ‎(genitive barathrī); second declension

  1. chasm, pit
  2. abyss, the lower world, hell
  3. (by humorous extension) maw, belly

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative barathrum barathra
genitive barathrī barathrōrum
dative barathrō barathrīs
accusative barathrum barathra
ablative barathrō barathrīs
vocative barathrum barathra

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