caestus

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

caestus (plural caesti or caestuses)

  1. Alternative form of cestus

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin caedo (I cut) +‎ -tus (result of action suffix).

Noun[edit]

caestus m (genitive caestūs); fourth declension

  1. A type of boxing glove made from a strap of bull's hide loaded with iron or lead balls

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative caestus caestūs
genitive caestūs caestuum
dative caestuī caestibus
accusative caestum caestūs
ablative caestū caestibus
vocative caestus caestūs

References[edit]

  • caestus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • caestus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • caestus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • caestus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • caestus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin