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Diminutive of palma (hand, palm of the hand; palm tree); palma (hand, palm of the hand; palm tree) +‎ -ula



palmula f (genitive palmulae); first declension

  1. diminutive of palma
  2. the palm of the hand
  3. (by extension) the fruit of the palm tree; date
  4. (figuratively) blade of an oar
  5. (figuratively) the wing of a bird


First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative palmula palmulae
genitive palmulae palmulārum
dative palmulae palmulīs
accusative palmulam palmulās
ablative palmulā palmulīs
vocative palmula palmulae


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  • palmula in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • palmula in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “palmula”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • palmula in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • palmula in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers