patera

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

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patera (plural paterae)

  1. A broad, shallow dish used for drinking, primarily in a ritual context such as a libation.
  2. (architecture) A circular ornament, resembling a dish, often worked in relief on friezes etc.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pateo

Noun[edit]

patera f (genitive paterae); first declension

  1. A broad, flat dish or saucer, used especially for libations

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative patera paterae
genitive paterae paterārum
dative paterae paterīs
accusative pateram paterās
ablative paterā paterīs
vocative patera paterae

References[edit]

  • patera in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • patera in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “patera”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • patera” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • patera in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • patera in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit पत्र (patra).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

patera (Jawi spelling ڤاترا)

  1. leaf (part of a plant)

Synonyms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

patera f (plural pateras)

  1. small boat (especially one used for illegal immigration across the Mediterranean Sea)