carruca

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English[edit]

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From carruca

Noun[edit]

carruca ‎(plural carrucas)

  1. A heavy wheeled turnplow used during the Middle Ages.

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Latin[edit]

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From carrus, probably from Transalpine Gaulish.

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Noun[edit]

carrūca f ‎(genitive carrūcae); first declension

  1. A chariot.
  2. A coach.
  3. (Medieval Latin) A heavy wheeled plow.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative carrūca carrūcae
genitive carrūcae carrūcārum
dative carrūcae carrūcīs
accusative carrūcam carrūcās
ablative carrūcā carrūcīs
vocative carrūca carrūcae

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References[edit]

  • carruca” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • carruca” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Western Civilization, Jackson J. Spielvogal, volume 1, To 1715
  • (etymology) The Breeches Bible: Considered as the Basis for Remarks, James Gurnhill (1862), page 25