frumen

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fruor (use, enjoy) +‎ -men (noun-forming suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

frūmen n (genitive frūminis); third declension

  1. a gruel or porridge made from grain and used in sacrifices.
  2. larynx, throat

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative frūmen frūmina
genitive frūminis frūminum
dative frūminī frūminibus
accusative frūmen frūmina
ablative frūmine frūminibus
vocative frūmen frūmina

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • frumen in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “frumen”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • frumen” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • frumen in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016