quadratus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin quadratus, perfect passive participle of quadro (I make square).

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quadratus (plural quadrati)

  1. (anatomy) Any of several roughly square or rectangular muscles, e.g. in the abdomen, thigh, and eye socket.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perfect passive participle of quadrō (make square).

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Participle[edit]

quadrātus (feminine quadrāta, neuter quadrātum, adverb quadrātē or quadrātim); first/second-declension participle

  1. square, squared, having been made square, made into a square shape
    quadrāta Rōmasquare Rome (called such because of its ancient shape)
    pēs quadrātussquare foot (0,0876 m²)
    littera quadrātacapital letter
  2. (mathematics) (of a number) square
    quadrātus numerussquare number
  3. proportionate, regular, well made, vigorous
    quadrāta statūraaverage height
    quadrātī bovesvigorous oxen

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative quadrātus quadrāta quadrātum quadrātī quadrātae quadrāta
Genitive quadrātī quadrātae quadrātī quadrātōrum quadrātārum quadrātōrum
Dative quadrātō quadrātō quadrātīs
Accusative quadrātum quadrātam quadrātum quadrātōs quadrātās quadrāta
Ablative quadrātō quadrātā quadrātō quadrātīs
Vocative quadrāte quadrāta quadrātum quadrātī quadrātae quadrāta

Noun[edit]

quadrātus m (genitive quadrātī); second declension

  1. a square, quadrate
  2. (mathematics) a square number
    Synonym: quadrātus numerus

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative quadrātus quadrātī
Genitive quadrātī quadrātōrum
Dative quadrātō quadrātīs
Accusative quadrātum quadrātōs
Ablative quadrātō quadrātīs
Vocative quadrāte quadrātī

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  • quadratus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • quadratus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • quadratus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • quadratus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • quadratus”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • quadratus”, in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray