parasitus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek παράσιτος (parásitos, person who eats at the table of another).

Noun[edit]

parasītus m (genitive parasītī); second declension

  1. guest
  2. sponger, parasite

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative parasītus parasītī
genitive parasītī parasītōrum
dative parasītō parasītīs
accusative parasītum parasītōs
ablative parasītō parasītīs
vocative parasīte parasītī

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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