pilleus

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the same Proto-Indo-European source as Old Church Slavonic плусти (plusti), Old High German filz, Ancient Greek πῖλος (pîlos, felt)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pilleus m (genitive pilleī); second declension

  1. a felt cap worn at the Saturnalia, and given to freed slaves
  2. (hence) liberty, freedom

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pilleus pilleī
genitive pilleī pilleōrum
dative pilleō pilleīs
accusative pilleum pilleōs
ablative pilleō pilleīs
vocative pillee pilleī

References[edit]

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