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incendium n (genitive incendiī or incendī); second declension

  1. A fire, inferno, conflagration; heat; torch.
  2. (heat of) passion, vehemence


Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative incendium incendia
Genitive incendiī
Dative incendiō incendiīs
Accusative incendium incendia
Ablative incendiō incendiīs
Vocative incendium incendia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).



  • incendium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • incendium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • incendium in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • incendium in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be on fire, in flames: incendio flagrare, or simply conflagrare, ardere (Liv. 30. 7)
    • to be burned to ashes: incendio deleri, absūmi
  • incendium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • incendium in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin