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Perfect passive participle of hauriō (draw, drain).



haustus m (feminine hausta, neuter haustum); first/second declension

  1. drawn, drained, having been drawn
  2. swallowed, absorbed, having been swallowed
  3. (of blood) spilled, shed, having been spilled
  4. devoured, consumed, exhausted, depleted, used up; engulfed; having been exhausted
  5. torn up, plucked out, drawn out; dug up, hollowed out; having been plucked out
  6. drawn, derived, borrowed, taken, having been borrowed


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative haustus hausta haustum haustī haustae hausta
genitive haustī haustae haustī haustōrum haustārum haustōrum
dative haustō haustō haustīs
accusative haustum haustam haustum haustōs haustās hausta
ablative haustō haustā haustō haustīs
vocative hauste hausta haustum haustī haustae hausta


haustus m (genitive haustūs); fourth declension

  1. The act of drawing or draining.
  2. The act of drinking or swallowing.
  3. Something which is drunk; a drink, draught.


Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative haustus haustūs
genitive haustūs haustuum
dative haustuī haustibus
accusative haustum haustūs
ablative haustū haustibus
vocative haustus haustūs


  • haustus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • haustus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “haustus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • haustus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to slake one's thirst by a draught of cold water: sitim haustu gelidae aquae sedare