butyrum

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek βούτῡρον (boútūron, literally cow cheese).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

būtȳrum n (genitive būtȳrī); second declension

  1. butter
  2. (alchemy) chemicals with butter-like consistency, mostly chloride salts
butyrum antimonii (SbCl3)
butyrum arsenici (K3AsO4)
butyrum zinci (ZnCl2)

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative būtȳrum būtȳra
Genitive būtȳrī būtȳrōrum
Dative būtȳrō būtȳrīs
Accusative būtȳrum būtȳra
Ablative būtȳrō būtȳrīs
Vocative būtȳrum būtȳra

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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