regulus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin regulus.

Noun[edit]

regulus ‎(plural reguli or reguluses)

  1. An impure metal formed beneath slag during the smelting of ores.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive from rēx ‎(king) +‎ -ulus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rēgulus m ‎(genitive rēgulī); second declension

  1. A petty king, kinglet

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative rēgulus rēgulī
genitive rēgulī rēgulōrum
dative rēgulō rēgulīs
accusative rēgulum rēgulōs
ablative rēgulō rēgulīs
vocative rēgule rēgulī

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References[edit]

  • regulus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • regulus” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • regulus” in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016