gustatio

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

gustatio

  1. (historical) The first course of a dinner in Ancient Rome, intended to stimulate the appetite.

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gustātiō f (genitive gustātiōnis); third declension

  1. hors d'oeuvre, appetizer, the first course of a meal

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative gustātiō gustātiōnēs
genitive gustātiōnis gustātiōnum
dative gustātiōnī gustātiōnibus
accusative gustātiōnem gustātiōnēs
ablative gustātiōne gustātiōnibus
vocative gustātiō gustātiōnēs

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References[edit]

  • gustatio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • gustatio” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • gustatio in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • gustatio in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin