embolum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἐμβάλλω (embállō).

Noun[edit]

embolum n (genitive embolī); second declension

  1. (nautical) beak of a ship

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative embolum embola
genitive embolī embolōrum
dative embolō embolīs
accusative embolum embola
ablative embolō embolīs
vocative embolum embola

References[edit]

  • embolum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “embolum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • embolum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • embolum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • embolum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin