laquear

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

laquear (plural laquears)

  1. (architecture) A lacunar.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for laquear in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Isidore of Seville, a corruption from lacūna (gap, void), or else from laqueus (snare, trap), both perhaps dubious.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

laquear n (genitive laqueāris); third declension

  1. a panelled or fretted ceiling

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter “pure” i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative laquear laqueāria
genitive laqueāris laqueārium
dative laqueārī laqueāribus
accusative laquear laqueāria
ablative laqueārī laqueāribus
vocative laquear laqueāria

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From laca +‎ -ear

Verb[edit]

laquear (first-person singular present laqueo, first-person singular preterite laqueé, past participle laqueado)

  1. to lacquer

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