elaterium

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

elaterium (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of elaterin

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for elaterium in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἐλατήριον (elatḗrion).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

elatērium n (genitive elatēriī or elatērī); second declension

  1. (medicine) A medicine prepared from the juice of the wild cucumber

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative elatērium elatēria
genitive elatēriī
elatērī1
elatēriōrum
dative elatēriō elatēriīs
accusative elatērium elatēria
ablative elatēriō elatēriīs
vocative elatērium elatēria

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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