pluteus

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

pluteus (plural pluteuses or plutei)

  1. (architecture) A low screen between columns, especially one that surrounds the choir of a church
  2. (zoology) The free-swimming larvae of echinoderms.

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Unknown[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pluteus m (genitive pluteī); second declension

  1. A form of protective shed or breastwork
  2. A moveable screen

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pluteus pluteī
genitive pluteī pluteōrum
dative pluteō pluteīs
accusative pluteum pluteōs
ablative pluteō pluteīs
vocative plutee pluteī

References[edit]

  1. ^ Walde, Alois; Hofmann, Johann Baptist (1954), “pluteus”, in Lateinisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume II, 3rd edition, Heidelberg: Carl Winter, page 595
  • pluteus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pluteus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “pluteus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • pluteus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • pluteus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pluteus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin