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From Ancient Greek φέρετρον (phéretron) or fero +‎ -trum. Confer with its pure Latin formation ferculum.


ferētrum n (genitive ferētrī); second declension

  1. litter, bier


Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ferētrum ferētra
genitive ferētrī ferētrōrum
dative ferētrō ferētrīs
accusative ferētrum ferētra
ablative ferētrō ferētrīs
vocative ferētrum ferētra



feretrum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press

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