rastrum

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English[edit]

a single staff rastrum
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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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References[edit]

  • rastrum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • rastrum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “rastrum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • rastrum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • rastrum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • rastrum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • rastrum in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911