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Alternative forms[edit]


Diminutive of macula


macellum n (genitive macellī); second declension

  1. provision-market
  2. marketplace


Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative macellum macella
genitive macellī macellōrum
dative macellō macellīs
accusative macellum macella
ablative macellō macellīs
vocative macellum macella

Derived terms[edit]



  • macellum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • macellum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • macellum in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • macellum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • macellum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • macellum in Samuel Ball Platner (1929), Thomas Ashby, editor, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, London: Oxford University Press
  • macellum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin