obsonium

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ὀψώνιον (opsṓnion).

Noun[edit]

obsōnium n (genitive obsōniī); second declension

  1. food, victuals
  2. provisions, shopping

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative obsōnium obsōnia
genitive obsōniī obsōniōrum
dative obsōniō obsōniīs
accusative obsōnium obsōnia
ablative obsōniō obsōniīs
vocative obsōnium obsōnia

References[edit]

  • obsonium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • obsonium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “obsonium”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • obsonium” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • obsonium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • obsonium in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin