bustum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably related to combūstum, perhaps from the past participle of an unattested root *būrere (compare combūrere).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

būstum n (genitive būstī); second declension

  1. A burial mound, tomb
  2. A place for burning funeral pyres.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative būstum būsta
genitive būstī būstōrum
dative būstō būstīs
accusative būstum būsta
ablative būstō būstīs
vocative būstum būsta

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • bustum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • bustum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • bustum in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • bustum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • bustum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • bustum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin