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From bibō (drink).



bibulus (feminine bibula, neuter bibulum); first/second declension

  1. Fond of drinking, drinking readily or freely, bibulous, thirsty.
  2. (of inanimate things) That sucks in or absorbs; absorbent, porous, bibulous.
  3. (figuratively) Ready to hear, thirsty to listen, listening.


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative bibulus bibula bibulum bibulī bibulae bibula
genitive bibulī bibulae bibulī bibulōrum bibulārum bibulōrum
dative bibulō bibulō bibulīs
accusative bibulum bibulam bibulum bibulōs bibulās bibula
ablative bibulō bibulā bibulō bibulīs
vocative bibule bibula bibulum bibulī bibulae bibula

Related terms[edit]



  • bibulus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • bibulus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “bibulus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • bibulus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • bibulus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • bibulus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray