lectica

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See also: lectică

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lectica.

Noun[edit]

lectica (plural lecticae)

  1. (historical, Roman antiquity) a kind of litter or portable couch
  2. any portable couch

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From lectus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lectīca f (genitive lectīcae); first declension

  1. litter, sedan, palanquin.
  2. A portable sofa or couch.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative lectīca lectīcae
genitive lectīcae lectīcārum
dative lectīcae lectīcīs
accusative lectīcam lectīcās
ablative lectīcā lectīcīs
vocative lectīca lectīcae

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References[edit]

  • lectica in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • lectica in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “lectica”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • lectica” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • lectica in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • lectica in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin