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Probably related to, and likely derived from, redīmio ‎(I garland, encircle). Derivation from amiculum has been suggested, but the unusual nominal prefix and change in vowel length make this less likely.


redimīculum n ‎(genitive redimīculī); second declension

  1. A band, necklace or girdle


Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative redimīculum redimīcula
genitive redimīculī redimīculōrum
dative redimīculō redimīculīs
accusative redimīculum redimīcula
ablative redimīculō redimīculīs
vocative redimīculum redimīcula


  • redimiculum in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • redimiculum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • redimiculum” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • redimiculum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • redimiculum in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • redimiculum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin