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According to Walde and Hofmann, probably of Celtic origin.[1]



lōdīx f (genitive lōdīcis); third declension

  1. a small shaggy blanket or coverlet, sometimes also used as a carpet


Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative lōdīx lōdīcēs
genitive lōdīcis lōdīcum
dative lōdīcī lōdīcibus
accusative lōdīcem lōdīcēs
ablative lōdīce lōdīcibus
vocative lōdīx lōdīcēs

Derived terms[edit]

  • Ancient Greek: λῶδιξ (lôdix, blanket, coverlet, counterpane)


  • lodix in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • lodix in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • lodix in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • lodix in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • lodix in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  1. ^ Walde, Alois; Hofmann, Johann Baptist (1938), “lodix”, in Lateinisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume I, 3rd edition, Heidelberg: Carl Winter, page 819