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lēctissimus (feminine lēctissima, neuter lēctissimum); first/second declension

  1. (most) often chosen or selected
  2. choicest, most or very excellent


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative lēctissimus lēctissima lēctissimum lēctissimī lēctissimae lēctissima
genitive lēctissimī lēctissimae lēctissimī lēctissimōrum lēctissimārum lēctissimōrum
dative lēctissimō lēctissimō lēctissimīs
accusative lēctissimum lēctissimam lēctissimum lēctissimōs lēctissimās lēctissima
ablative lēctissimō lēctissimā lēctissimō lēctissimīs
vocative lēctissime lēctissima lēctissimum lēctissimī lēctissimae lēctissima


  • lectissimus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to employ carefully chosen expressions: lectissimis verbis uti (De Or. 3. 37)