ergastulum

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

ergastulum n (genitive ergastulī); second declension

  1. penitentiary, workhouse (or its residents)
  2. slave prison

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ergastulum ergastula
genitive ergastulī ergastulōrum
dative ergastulō ergastulīs
accusative ergastulum ergastula
ablative ergastulō ergastulīs
vocative ergastulum ergastula

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • ergastulum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ergastulum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “ergastulum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • ergastulum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • ergastulum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ergastulum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin