basilium

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek βᾰσίλειον (basíleion, palace; royal treasure).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

basilīum n (genitive basilīī); second declension

  1. A royal or princely ornament; a crown on the statue of Isis.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative basilīum basilīa
genitive basilīī basilīōrum
dative basilīō basilīīs
accusative basilīum basilīa
ablative basilīō basilīīs
vocative basilīum basilīa

References[edit]

  • basilium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • basilium” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • basilium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • basilium in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin