laqueus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *lakw- (to ensnare), with no certain cognates in any other Indo-European languages; possibly Proto-Indo-European *lēk- (string, twig, tendril).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

laqueus m (genitive laqueī); second declension

  1. noose
  2. snare, gin, trap

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative laqueus laqueī
genitive laqueī laqueōrum
dative laqueō laqueīs
accusative laqueum laqueōs
ablative laqueō laqueīs
vocative laquee laqueī

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References[edit]

  • laqueus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • laqueus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “laqueus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • laqueus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • laqueus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin