pondus

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

pondus

  1. An old English measure of weight, usually of wool, perhaps equal to 3 cloves.
    • 1882, James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, Volume 4, p. 208:
      The pondus of wool at Alton Barnes and Stert is three cloves or 21 pounds.

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Verb[edit]

pondus

  1. masculine plural of the past participle of pondre

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *pondos, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)pénd-os, from *(s)pend-. Cognate with Latin pendō.

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Noun[edit]

pondus n (genitive ponderis); third declension

  1. weight
  2. weight of a pound
  3. heaviness, weight of a body
  4. load, burden
  5. quantity, number, multitude
  6. consequence, importance
  7. (of character) firmness, constancy

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pondus pondera
genitive ponderis ponderum
dative ponderī ponderibus
accusative pondus pondera
ablative pondere ponderibus
vocative pondus pondera

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References[edit]

  • pondus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pondus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “pondus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • pondus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • gravity: nutus et pondus or simply nutus (ῥοπή)
  • pondus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers