capistrum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin capistrum.

Noun[edit]

capistrum (plural capistra)

  1. (historical) Synonym of phorbeia

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From capi(ō) (seize) +‎ -trum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

capistrum n (genitive capistrī); second declension

  1. halter, headstall, harness

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative capistrum capistra
genitive capistrī capistrōrum
dative capistrō capistrīs
accusative capistrum capistra
ablative capistrō capistrīs
vocative capistrum capistra

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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