miscellus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *minuscellus, formally a diminutive of minusculus (somewhat smaller), semantically influenced by miscēre (to mix).

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Adjective[edit]

mīscellus (feminine mīscella, neuter mīscellum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. an inferior type of grape and the vine producing it
    1. (of a wine made from this grape)
  2. mixed, hybrid (of mixed type or breed)
  3. assorted, miscellaneous

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative mīscellus mīscella mīscellum mīscellī mīscellae mīscella
Genitive mīscellī mīscellae mīscellī mīscellōrum mīscellārum mīscellōrum
Dative mīscellō mīscellō mīscellīs
Accusative mīscellum mīscellam mīscellum mīscellōs mīscellās mīscella
Ablative mīscellō mīscellā mīscellō mīscellīs
Vocative mīscelle mīscella mīscellum mīscellī mīscellae mīscella

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Descendants[edit]

  • Italian: miscela

References[edit]

  • miscellus” on page 1228 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (2nd ed., 2012)
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) , “minor”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 381

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