rastrum

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English[edit]

a single staff rastrum
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin rastrum (rake).

Noun[edit]

rastrum (plural rastrums)

  1. A five-pointed writing implement used to draw parallel lines of a staff in sheet music.

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Etymology[edit]

From rād(ō) (I scrape) +‎ -trum, from Proto-Indo-European *reh₁d- + *-trom. Confer with rādula and rallum.

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Noun[edit]

rāstrum n (genitive rāstrī); second declension

  1. (usually in the plural) rake, hoe, mattock

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative rāstrum rāstra
Genitive rāstrī rāstrōrum
Dative rāstrō rāstrīs
Accusative rāstrum rāstra
Ablative rāstrō rāstrīs
Vocative rāstrum rāstra

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