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 and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • equitatus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “equitatus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • equitatus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (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