retiarius

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rētiārius.

Noun[edit]

retiarius (plural retiari or retiarii)

  1. A type of gladiator, who uses a casting net (a rete or iaculum) as a weapon.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From rēte (a net) +‎ -ārius.

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Noun[edit]

rētiārius m (genitive rētiāriī); second declension

  1. A net-fighter; a gladiator who fights with a net.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative rētiārius rētiāriī
genitive rētiāriī rētiāriōrum
dative rētiāriō rētiāriīs
accusative rētiārium rētiāriōs
ablative rētiāriō rētiāriīs
vocative rētiārie rētiāriī

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References[edit]

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