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cōdicillus m (genitive cōdicillī); second declension

  1. diminutive of cōdex
  2. (chiefly in the plural) firewood
  3. (chiefly in the plural) notepad, writing tablet; writing, petition
  4. codicil (to a will)
  5. commission; statement of appointment (to office)


Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cōdicillus cōdicillī
genitive cōdicillī cōdicillōrum
dative cōdicillō cōdicillīs
accusative cōdicillum cōdicillōs
ablative cōdicillō cōdicillīs
vocative cōdicille cōdicillī



  • codicillus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “codicillus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • codicillus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • codicillus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • codicillus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin