medicamen

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From medicō (I cure) +‎ -men (noun-forming suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

medicāmen n (genitive medicāminis); third declension

  1. drug, remedy, medicine, medication
  2. antidote
  3. cosmetic, makeup

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative medicāmen medicāmina
Genitive medicāminis medicāminum
Dative medicāminī medicāminibus
Accusative medicāmen medicāmina
Ablative medicāmine medicāminibus
Vocative medicāmen medicāmina

Descendants[edit]

  • Spanish: vedegambre

References[edit]

  • medicamen in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • medicamen in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • medicamen in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette