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Alternative forms[edit]


From calx (heel) +‎ -eus.



calceus m (genitive calceī); second declension

  1. shoe


Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative calceus calceī
Genitive calceī calceōrum
Dative calceō calceīs
Accusative calceum calceōs
Ablative calceō calceīs
Vocative calcee calceī

Derived terms[edit]



  • calceus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • calceus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • calceus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • calceus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to change one's clothes (and shoes): vestimenta (et calceos) mutare
  • calceus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • calceus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7)‎[2], Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN