lapillus

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Etymology[edit]

Diminutive from lapis (stone) +‎ -illus.

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Noun[edit]

lapillus m (genitive lapillī); second declension

  1. A small stone, pebble.
  2. Stone in the bladder, gravel, calculus.
  3. A precious stone, gem, jewel; marble.
  4. A tombstone.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative lapillus lapillī
genitive lapillī lapillōrum
dative lapillō lapillīs
accusative lapillum lapillōs
ablative lapillō lapillīs
vocative lapille lapillī

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References[edit]

  • lapillus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • lapillus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “lapillus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • lapillus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette