equester

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From eques ‎(horseman, rider).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

equester m ‎(feminine equestris, neuter equestre); third declension

  1. of or pertaining to an equestrian
  2. of or pertaining to cavalry
  3. belonging to the mounted knights
  4. (substantive) horseman, rider

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, masculine nominative singular in -er, neuter in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative equester equestris equestre equestrēs equestria
genitive equestris equestrium
dative equestrī equestribus
accusative equestrem equestre equestrēs equestria
ablative equestrī equestribus
vocative equester equestris equestre equestrēs equestria

Synonyms[edit]

  • (horseman, rider): eques

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Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

equester m ‎(genitive equestris); third declension

  1. knight

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative equester equestrēs
genitive equestris equestrum
dative equestrī equestribus
accusative equestrem equestrēs
ablative equestre equestribus
vocative equester equestrēs

References[edit]

  • equester in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • equester in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • equester” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the equestrian order; the knights: ordo equester (splendidissimus)
    • a knight by birth: equestri loco natus or ortus
    • to give battle with a cavalry-division: proelio equestri contendere
    • to give battle with a cavalry-division: proelium equestre facere
  • equester in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • equester in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray