brasium

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably related to Old French brace (malt), from a Celtic source (see brasser).

Noun[edit]

brasium n (genitive brasiī or brasī); second declension

  1. (Anglo-Latin) malt
    • circa 1066-1272, Saham manerium, in The Growth of English Industry and Commerce: Early and Middle Ages, page 164:
      ꝑ . III . dies firmā de frum̄to . melle 7 brasio . 7 be alijs / om̄ib;
      per iii dies firmam de frumento, melle et brasio et de aliis omnibus.

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative brasium brasia
Genitive brasiī
brasī1
brasiōrum
Dative brasiō brasiīs
Accusative brasium brasia
Ablative brasiō brasiīs
Vocative brasium brasia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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