ostia

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

ostia

  1. plural of ostium

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin hostia.

Noun[edit]

ostia f (plural ostie)

  1. host (communion wafer)
  2. wafer
  3. Mildly blasphemous expletive

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

ostia

  1. nominative plural of ostium
  2. accusative plural of ostium
  3. vocative plural of ostium

References[edit]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “ostia”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • ostia in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ostia in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • ostia in Richard Stillwell et al., editor (1976) The Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites, Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ostia f (plural ostias)

  1. Misspelling of hostia.