botulus

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: Botulus

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably a borrowing from Osco-Umbrian, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷet- (a swelling); compare Proto-Germanic *kweþuz (belly, womb) and German Kutteln (chitterlings).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

botulus m (genitive botulī); second declension

  1. sausage, black pudding

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative botulus botulī
genitive botulī botulōrum
dative botulō botulīs
accusative botulum botulōs
ablative botulō botulīs
vocative botule botulī

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • botulus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “botulus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • botulus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • botulus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  1. ^ Walde, Alois (1910), “botulus”, in Lateinisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), 2nd edition, Heidelberg: Carl Winter, page 95