latrocinium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from Latin latrō (mercenary, brigand).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

latrōcinium n (genitive latrōciniī); second declension

  1. Military service for pay.
  2. (figuratively) Robbery, banditry, highway robbery, piracy, brigandage; pillage, plundering.
  3. (figuratively) An act of banditry or brigandage.
  4. (figuratively) A band of robbers.
  5. (figuratively) Villany, roguery, fraud.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative latrōcinium latrōcinia
genitive latrōciniī latrōciniōrum
dative latrōciniō latrōciniīs
accusative latrōcinium latrōcinia
ablative latrōciniō latrōciniīs
vocative latrōcinium latrōcinia

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • latrocinium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • latrocinium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “latrocinium”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • latrocinium” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • latrocinium in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • latrocinium in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  1. ^ “ladro” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, ISBN 978-88-00-20781-2