octavius

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin octavius.

Noun[edit]

octavius

  1. (historical) The pint (eighth of a gallon) in the apothecaries' system.
Synonyms[edit]

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

New Latin; like the previously existing proper noun Octāvius, from octāvus (eighth) +‎ -ius; see also octārius.

Noun[edit]

octāvius m (genitive octāviī or octāvī); second declension

  1. The pint (eighth of a gallon) in the apothecaries' system.[1][p27][2][p582][3][p43]

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative octāvius octāviī
Genitive octāviī
octāvī1
octāviōrum
Dative octāviō octāviīs
Accusative octāvium octāviōs
Ablative octāviō octāviīs
Vocative octāvie octāviī

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Milne-Edwards, Henri; Vavasseur, Pierre; et al. (1831), A manual of materia medica and pharmacy, from the French of H.M. Edwards and P. Vavasseur, corrected and adapted to British practice by John Davies, London: Whittaker, Treacher, and Company, LCCN 07018447.
  2. ^ Bastedo, Walter Arthur (1918), Materia Medica: Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Prescription Writing for Students and Practitioners (2nd ed.), Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders, LCCN 18001726.
  3. ^ Barr, William Miller (1918), Industrial engineering: a handbook of useful information for managers, engineers, superintendents, designers, draftsmen and other engaged in constructive work, Part 1, New York City: W.M. Barr Company, LCCN 18023408.