lutum

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From luō ‎(wash, cleanse).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lutum n ‎(genitive lutī); second declension

  1. soil, dirt, mire, mud
  2. loam, clay
Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative lutum luta
genitive lutī lutōrum
dative lutō lutīs
accusative lutum luta
ablative lutō lutīs
vocative lutum luta
Alternative forms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Maybe from Old Latin clūtum, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰelh₃- ‎(green, yellow). Cognate with Latin fel, helvus, holus and bilis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lūtum n ‎(genitive lūtī); second declension

  1. The plant Reseda luteola used in dyeing yellow; weld, dyer's weed.
  2. The yellow coloring matter or dye extracted from this plant.
Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative lūtum lūta
genitive lūtī lūtōrum
dative lūtō lūtīs
accusative lūtum lūta
ablative lūtō lūtīs
vocative lūtum lūta
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]