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See also: Calcarius



From calx (lime) +‎ -ārius.



calcārius (feminine calcāria, neuter calcārium); first/second declension

  1. Of or pertaining to lime.
  2. Designed for burning lime.
  3. (substantive) A lime-burner.


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative calcārius calcāria calcārium calcāriī calcāriae calcāria
genitive calcāriī calcāriae calcāriī calcāriōrum calcāriārum calcāriōrum
dative calcāriō calcāriō calcāriīs
accusative calcārium calcāriam calcārium calcāriōs calcāriās calcāria
ablative calcāriō calcāriā calcāriō calcāriīs
vocative calcārie calcāria calcārium calcāriī calcāriae calcāria

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  • calcarius in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “calcarius”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • calcarius” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to put spurs to a horse: calcaria subdere equo
    • (ambiguous) to spur, urge a person on: calcaria alicui adhibere, admovere; stimulos alicui admovere