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See also: laceró and lacerò



lacero (plural laceri)

  1. rip, laceration

Derived terms[edit]




  1. first-person singular present indicative of lacerare


lacero (feminine singular lacera, masculine plural laceri, feminine plural lacere)

  1. torn, ripped
  2. ragged
  3. lacerated




From lacer.



lacerō (present infinitive lacerāre, perfect active lacerāvī, supine lacerātum); first conjugation

  1. I rend, tear to pieces
  2. I mutilate, lacerate
  3. I mangle
  4. I wreck, shatter, destroy


   Conjugation of lacero (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present lacerō lacerās lacerat lacerāmus lacerātis lacerant
imperfect lacerābam lacerābās lacerābat lacerābāmus lacerābātis lacerābant
future lacerābō lacerābis lacerābit lacerābimus lacerābitis lacerābunt
perfect lacerāvī lacerāvistī lacerāvit lacerāvimus lacerāvistis lacerāvērunt, lacerāvēre
pluperfect lacerāveram lacerāverās lacerāverat lacerāverāmus lacerāverātis lacerāverant
future perfect lacerāverō lacerāveris lacerāverit lacerāverimus lacerāveritis lacerāverint
passive present laceror lacerāris, lacerāre lacerātur lacerāmur lacerāminī lacerantur
imperfect lacerābar lacerābāris, lacerābāre lacerābātur lacerābāmur lacerābāminī lacerābantur
future lacerābor lacerāberis, lacerābere lacerābitur lacerābimur lacerābiminī lacerābuntur
perfect lacerātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect lacerātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect lacerātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present lacerem lacerēs laceret lacerēmus lacerētis lacerent
imperfect lacerārem lacerārēs lacerāret lacerārēmus lacerārētis lacerārent
perfect lacerāverim lacerāverīs lacerāverit lacerāverīmus lacerāverītis lacerāverint
pluperfect lacerāvissem lacerāvissēs lacerāvisset lacerāvissēmus lacerāvissētis lacerāvissent
passive present lacerer lacerēris, lacerēre lacerētur lacerēmur lacerēminī lacerentur
imperfect lacerārer lacerārēris, lacerārēre lacerārētur lacerārēmur lacerārēminī lacerārentur
perfect lacerātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect lacerātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present lacerā lacerāte
future lacerātō lacerātō lacerātōte lacerantō
passive present lacerāre lacerāminī
future lacerātor lacerātor lacerantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives lacerāre lacerāvisse lacerātūrus esse lacerārī lacerātus esse lacerātum īrī
participles lacerāns lacerātūrus lacerātus lacerandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
lacerāre lacerandī lacerandō lacerandum lacerātum lacerātū

Related terms[edit]



  • lacero in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • lacero in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • lacero in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to heap abuse on some one: maledictis aliquem onerare, lacerare
    • to squander all one's property: lacerare bona sua (Verr. 3. 70. 164)





  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of lacerar.