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 or crotala)

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

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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.

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

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References[edit]

  • crotalum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • crotalum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • crotalum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • crotalum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • crotalum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin