siliqua

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

siliqua (plural siliquas or siliquae)

  1. (botany) Alternative spelling of silique
  2. A weight of four grains; a carat.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

siliqua f (genitive siliquae); first declension

  1. pod (of a pea or bean plant)
  2. A small coin, one twenty-fourth of a solidus

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative siliqua siliquae
genitive siliquae siliquārum
dative siliquae siliquīs
accusative siliquam siliquās
ablative siliquā siliquīs
vocative siliqua siliquae

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References[edit]

  • sĭlĭqua” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • sĭlĭqua” on page 1,442 of Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français (1934)
  • siliqua” on page 1,762/1 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)
  • siliqua” on page 971/2 of Jan Frederik Niermeyer’s Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus (1976)