rastrum

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English[edit]

a single staff rastrum
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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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rāstrum n ‎(genitive rāstrī); second declension

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

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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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