praeda

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Etymology[edit]

From earlier praeheda, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰed- (whence prehendō, hedera).

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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 and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • praeda in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “praeda”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • praeda” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (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