pictura

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See also: pictură

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin, a painting.

Noun[edit]

pictura (plural picturae)

  1. (art) This word needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
  2. (zoology) A pattern of coloration.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pictum +‎ -tūra, from the supine of pingō (I paint).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pictūra f (genitive pictūrae); first declension

  1. painting, the art of painting

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pictūra pictūrae
genitive pictūrae pictūrārum
dative pictūrae pictūrīs
accusative pictūram pictūrās
ablative pictūrā pictūrīs
vocative pictūra pictūrae

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • pictura in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879