clostra

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From claudō "I close, shut up".

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

clōstra n (genitive clōstōrum); second declension pl

  1. A lock, bar, bolt
  2. A gate, entrance
  3. A barricade, bulwark
  4. A hindrance

Usage notes[edit]

This word almost always appears in the plural, and only very rarely in the singular.

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