milium

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

milium (plural milia)

  1. (dermatology) A keratin-filled cyst that can appear just under the epidermis or on the roof of the mouth.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *melh₂- (to grind, crush), see also Ancient Greek μελίνη (melínē, millet) and Lithuanian málnos (millet).

Pronunciation[edit]

milia in agrō (millet in the field)

Noun[edit]

milium n (genitive miliī); second declension

  1. millet
Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative milium milia
genitive miliī miliōrum
dative miliō miliīs
accusative milium milia
ablative miliō miliīs
vocative milium milia
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Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of mīlle (thousand)

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Numeral[edit]

mīlium

  1. genitive plural of mīlle
Usage notes[edit]

See Appendix:Latin cardinal numbers

References[edit]

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