frumentum

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Etymology[edit]

From fruor (I use, enjoy) +‎ -mentum (instrumental suffix).

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Noun[edit]

frūmentum n (genitive frūmentī); second declension

  1. corn (British usage), grain
    • 27 BCE – 25 BCE, Titus Livius, Ab urbe condita libri 29.4
      munire urbem, frumentum convehere, tela arma parare
      to strengthen the defences of the city, to accumulate stores of corn, to prepare a supply of weapons and armour

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative frūmentum frūmenta
genitive frūmentī frūmentōrum
dative frūmentō frūmentīs
accusative frūmentum frūmenta
ablative frūmentō frūmentīs
vocative frūmentum frūmenta

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