metallum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μέταλλον (métallon).

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Noun[edit]

metallum n (genitive metallī); second declension

  1. metal (atomic element or material made of such atoms)
  2. precious metals, especially gold or silver.
  3. mine (place where metals are found)

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative metallum metalla
genitive metallī metallōrum
dative metallō metallīs
accusative metallum metalla
ablative metallō metallīs
vocative metallum metalla

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References[edit]

  • metallum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • metallum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “metallum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • metallum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to have a large income from a thing (e.g. from mines): magnas pecunias ex aliqua re (e.g. ex metallis) facere
    • the public income from the mines: pecunia publica, quae ex metallis redit
  • metallum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • metallum in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • metallum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin