calcearium

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From calceus (shoe) +‎ -ārium (of purpose), via *calceārius (relating to shoes).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

calceārium n (genitive calceāriī or calceārī); second declension

  1. (military) money given to soldiers for the expense of maintaining their shoes

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative calceārium calceāria
Genitive calceāriī
calceārī1
calceāriōrum
Dative calceāriō calceāriīs
Accusative calceārium calceāria
Ablative calceāriō calceāriīs
Vocative calceārium calceāria

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

Descendants[edit]

  • Italian: calzare

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