crotalum

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin crotalum, from Ancient Greek κρόταλον (krótalon, clapper, castanet, rattle).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

crotalum (plural crotalums)

  1. (music) A kind of clapper or castanet used in religious dances by groups in Ancient Greece (including the Korybants) and elsewhere.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κρόταλον (krótalon, clapper, castanet, rattle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

crotalum n (genitive crotalī); second declension

  1. castanet

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative crotalum crotala
genitive crotalī crotalōrum
dative crotalō crotalīs
accusative crotalum crotala
ablative crotalō crotalīs
vocative crotalum crotala

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