colonus

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See also: Colonus

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin colōnus.

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colonus (plural coloni)

  1. (historical) A sharecropping tenant farmer of the late Roman Empire and Early Middle Ages.

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Etymology[edit]

From colō (cultivate, till).

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Noun[edit]

colōnus m (genitive colōnī); second declension

  1. farmer
  2. colonist, colonial, inhabitant
    Colonos novos ascribere.
    To appoint new inhabitants.

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Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative colōnus colōnī
Genitive colōnī colōnōrum
Dative colōnō colōnīs
Accusative colōnum colōnōs
Ablative colōnō colōnīs
Vocative colōne colōnī

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