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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 and 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’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • 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