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furcifer m (genitive furciferī); second declension

  1. yoke-bearer (a term of abuse, usually of slaves)
  2. rascal, scoundrel, rogue


Second declension, nominative singular in -er.

Case Singular Plural
nominative furcifer furciferī
genitive furciferī furciferōrum
dative furciferō furciferīs
accusative furciferum furciferōs
ablative furciferō furciferīs
vocative furcifer1 furciferī

1May also be furcifere.


  • furcifer in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • furcifer in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • furcifer” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • furcifer in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin