caminus

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek κάμῑνος (kámīnos).

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Noun[edit]

camīnus m (genitive camīnī); second declension

  1. furnace, forge
  2. (poetic) Vulcan's forge
  3. (figuratively) fire

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative camīnus camīnī
genitive camīnī camīnōrum
dative camīnō camīnīs
accusative camīnum camīnōs
ablative camīnō camīnīs
vocative camīne camīnī

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References[edit]

  • caminus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • caminus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • caminus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • caminus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • caminus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • caminus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • camínus” in Leo F. Stelten, editor (1995) Dictionary of ecclesiastical Latin: with an appendix of Latin expressions defined and clarified, Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson Publishers, page 34