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


parasītus m (genitive parasītī); second declension

  1. guest
  2. sponger, parasite


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]


  • 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