praeda

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier praeheda, from the same root as praehendō/prehendō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

praeda f ‎(genitive praedae); first declension

  1. plunder, spoils of war, booty
  2. prey, game taken in the hunt
  3. gain, profit

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative praeda praedae
genitive praedae praedārum
dative praedae praedīs
accusative praedam praedās
ablative praedā praedīs
vocative praeda praedae

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References[edit]

  • praeda in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • praeda in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • PRAEDA” in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • praeda” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to carry off booty: ferre atque agere praedam
  • praeda in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • praeda in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin