lactarius

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See also: Lactarius

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Derived from the oblique stem lact- of lac (milk) +‎ -ārius (-ary)

Adjective[edit]

lactārius (feminine lactāria, neuter lactārium); first/second-declension adjective

  1. pertaining or relating to milk
Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative lactārius lactāria lactārium lactāriī lactāriae lactāria
Genitive lactāriī lactāriae lactāriī lactāriōrum lactāriārum lactāriōrum
Dative lactāriō lactāriō lactāriīs
Accusative lactārium lactāriam lactārium lactāriōs lactāriās lactāria
Ablative lactāriō lactāriā lactāriō lactāriīs
Vocative lactārie lactāria lactārium lactāriī lactāriae lactāria
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun use of the above adjective.

Noun[edit]

lactārius m (genitive lactāriī or lactārī); second declension

  1. (Late Latin) milkman
Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative lactārius lactāriī
Genitive lactāriī
lactārī1
lactāriōrum
Dative lactāriō lactāriīs
Accusative lactārium lactāriōs
Ablative lactāriō lactāriīs
Vocative lactārie lactāriī

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

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • lactarius in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • lactarius in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • lactarius in Harry Thurston Peck, editor, Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1898