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Perfect passive participle of commeō.


commeātus m (genitive commeātūs); fourth declension

  1. supplies, provisions
  2. goods
  3. convoy, caravan
  4. furlough, leave of absence


Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative commeātus commeātūs
genitive commeātūs commeātuum
dative commeātuī commeātibus
accusative commeātum commeātūs
ablative commeātū commeātibus
vocative commeātus commeātūs



  • commeatus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • commeatus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “commeatus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • commeatus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to cut off all supplies of the enemy: intercludere, prohibere hostes commeatu
    • (ambiguous) to give furlough, leave of absence to soldiers: commeatum militibus dare (opp. petere)
    • (ambiguous) to cut off the supplies, intercept them: intercludere commeatum