pressio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pressus, perfect passive participle of premō ‎(I press).

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Noun[edit]

pressiō f ‎(genitive pressiōnis); third declension

  1. a pressing, pressure
  2. prop, fulcrum of a lever

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pressiō pressiōnēs
genitive pressiōnis pressiōnum
dative pressiōnī pressiōnibus
accusative pressiōnem pressiōnēs
ablative pressiōne pressiōnibus
vocative pressiō pressiōnēs

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References[edit]

  • pressio” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • pressio” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • pressio” in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016