maltha

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin maltha, from Ancient Greek μάλθα (máltha).

Noun[edit]

maltha (countable and uncountable, plural malthas)

  1. A thick mineral pitch.
  2. Mineral tar.
  3. (historical) Any similar preparation used by the ancients as a cement, stucco, or mortar.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μάλθα (máltha).

Noun[edit]

maltha f (genitive malthae); first declension

  1. A kind of varnish or cement; maltha.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative maltha malthae
genitive malthae malthārum
dative malthae malthīs
accusative maltham malthās
ablative malthā malthīs
vocative maltha malthae

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Descendants[edit]

Verb[edit]

malthā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of malthō

References[edit]

  • maltha in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • maltha in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette