rectum

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from New Latin rectum, abbreviation of Latin rectum intestinum(the straight intestine), rectum, neuter of rectus(straight). See right.

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Noun[edit]

rectum ‎(plural recta or rectums)

  1. (anatomy) The terminal part of the large intestine through which feces pass.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin rectum (intestinum) (meaning straight intestine). See right

Noun[edit]

rectum m ‎(plural rectums)

  1. (anatomy) rectum

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

rēctum

  1. supine of regō

Participle[edit]

rēctum

  1. nominative neuter singular of rēctus
  2. accusative masculine singular of rēctus
  3. accusative neuter singular of rēctus
  4. vocative neuter singular of rēctus

References[edit]

  • rectum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • RECTUM in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette, s.v.rectum”.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) in a straight line: recta (regione, via); in directum
    • (ambiguous) you were right in...; you did right to..: recte, bene fecisti quod...
    • (ambiguous) a good conscience: conscientia recta, recte facti (factorum), virtutis, bene actae vitae, rectae voluntatis
    • (ambiguous) to congratulate oneself on one's clear conscience: conscientia recte factorum erigi
    • (ambiguous) quite rightly: et recte (iure, merito)
    • (ambiguous) quite rightly: et recte (iure) quidem
    • (ambiguous) quite rightly: recte, iure id quidem