ornamentum

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

ornāmentum n (genitive ornāmenti); second declension

  1. equipment, apparatus, furniture
  2. decoration, ornament, embellishment
    • 100 BCE – 44 BCE, Julius Caesar, Commentarii de Bello Gallico 1.44
      Amicitiam populi Romani sibi ornamento et praesidio, non detrimento esse oportere, atque se hac spe petisse.
      That the friendship of the Roman people ought to prove to him an ornament and a safeguard, not a detriment; and that he sought it with that expectation.
  3. adornment, (plural) regalia
  4. jewel

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ornāmentum ornāmenta
genitive ornāmentī ornāmentōrum
dative ornāmentō ornāmentīs
accusative ornāmentum ornāmenta
ablative ornāmentō ornāmentīs
vocative ornāmentum ornāmenta

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