garum

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin garum, from Ancient Greek γάρον (gáron, the fish whose intestines were originally used in the condiment's production).

Noun[edit]

garum (countable and uncountable, plural garums)

  1. A fish sauce popular in Ancient Rome.

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek γάρον (gáron, the fish whose intestines were originally used in the condiment's production).

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Noun[edit]

garum n (genitive garī); second declension

  1. garum, a popular fish sauce.

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative garum gara
genitive garī garōrum
dative garō garīs
accusative garum gara
ablative garō garīs
vocative garum gara

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References[edit]

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