procul

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root of celer, from Proto-Indo-European *kel- (to drive, force to move quickly).

Adverb[edit]

procul

  1. far; at a distance
    Brasilia procul ab Iaponia est.
    Brazil is far from Japan.

References[edit]

  • procul in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • procul in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • procul” 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 be far from town: longe, procul abesse ab urbe
    • God forbid: quod abominor! (procul absit!)