equitatus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From equitō ‎(ride)

Noun[edit]

equitātus m ‎(genitive equitātūs); fourth declension

  1. cavalry
  2. an instance of riding
  3. (rare) the order of equestrians
Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative equitātus equitātūs
genitive equitātūs equitātuum
dative equitātuī equitātibus
accusative equitātum equitātūs
ablative equitātū equitātibus
vocative equitātus equitātūs
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Etymology 2[edit]

From equiō ‎(be in heat)

Noun[edit]

equitatus m ‎(genitive equitatūs); fourth declension

  1. (of mares) a being in heat
Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative equitatus equitatūs
genitive equitatūs equitatuum
dative equitatuī equitatibus
accusative equitatum equitatūs
ablative equitatū equitatibus
vocative equitatus equitatūs

References[edit]

  • equitatus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • equitatus” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to have the advantage in cavalry: equitatu superiorem esse
    • the cavalry covers the retreat: equitatus tutum receptum dat