oleum

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin oleum (olive oil), from Ancient Greek ἔλαιον (élaion, olive oil).

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oleum (countable and uncountable, plural oleums)

  1. (inorganic chemistry) A solution of sulfur trioxide in sulfuric acid.

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Latin[edit]

olīvae in oleō (olives in olive oil)

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἔλαιον (élaion, olive oil).

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oleum n (genitive oleī); second declension

  1. olive oil
  2. the palaestra

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative oleum olea
Genitive oleī oleōrum
Dative oleō oleīs
Accusative oleum olea
Ablative oleō oleīs
Vocative oleum olea

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References[edit]

  • oleum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • oleum in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • oleum in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • oleum in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden, Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co., 1894
    • to lose one's labour: operam (et oleum) perdere or frustra consumere
  • oleum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor, Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1898

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French oléum.

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oleum n (uncountable)

  1. oleum

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