clavarium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From clāvus (nail) +‎ -ārium (of purpose), via *clāvārius (relating to nails).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

clāvārium n (genitive clāvāriī); second declension

  1. (military) money to pay for a shoe-nail

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative clāvārium clāvāria
genitive clāvāriī clāvāriōrum
dative clāvāriō clāvāriīs
accusative clāvārium clāvāria
ablative clāvāriō clāvāriīs
vocative clāvārium clāvāria

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

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