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From Ancient Greek πρακτικός (praktikós, of or pertaining to action, concerned with action or business, active, practical), from πράσσω (prássō, I do).



practicus (feminine practica, neuter practicum); first/second declension

  1. practical
  2. active


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative practicus practica practicum practicī practicae practica
genitive practicī practicae practicī practicōrum practicārum practicōrum
dative practicō practicō practicīs
accusative practicum practicam practicum practicōs practicās practica
ablative practicō practicā practicō practicīs
vocative practice practica practicum practicī practicae practica


  • practicus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “practicus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • practicus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • practicus in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016