polea

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Reportedly a loan from a language spoken in the Roman province of Syria. Considered a cognate of Ancient Greek πωλίον (pōlíon), "pony", "young elephant", "fetal membrane of a foal".

Noun[edit]

pōlea f sg (genitive pōleae); first declension

  1. (uncountable) The dung of an ass's foal, allegedly used, according to Pliny the Elder, for a preparation administered as a drug.

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative pōlea
Genitive pōleae
Dative pōleae
Accusative pōleam
Ablative pōleā
Vocative pōlea

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

polea f (plural poleas)

  1. pulley

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