scabellum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin scabellum.

Noun[edit]

scabellum (plural scabella)

  1. (music, historical) A kind of percussion instrument played by the foot, used in dramatic performances.

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive form of scamnum (stool, ridge).

Noun[edit]

scabellum n (genitive scabellī); second declension

  1. footstool
  2. a kind of percussion instrument played by the foot, used in dramatic performances.

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative scabellum scabella
Genitive scabellī scabellōrum
Dative scabellō scabellīs
Accusative scabellum scabella
Ablative scabellō scabellīs
Vocative scabellum scabella

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