situla

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin situla.

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Noun[edit]

situla (plural situlae or situlas)

  1. (archaeology) A deep ceramic vase with a wide opening.

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

situla f (genitive situlae); first declension

  1. a vessel used to hold water
    1. a bucket or pail, especially one used to draw water from a well
    2. (Ecclesiastical Latin) a vessel for holding holy water
  2. a voting urn (for drawing lots or holding voting tablets); loosely, a ballot box
    1. a basin, jar, urn, vel sim. on a monument
  3. (Medieval Latin) a measure of capacity for liquids
Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative situla situlae
genitive situlae situlārum
dative situlae situlīs
accusative situlam situlās
ablative situlā situlīs
vocative situla situlae
Synonyms[edit]
  • (vessel for holding water, bucket, pail): hama
  • (voting urn): sitella
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References[edit]

  • sĭtŭla in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sĭtŭlus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “SITULA”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “SITULUS”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • sĭtŭla” on page 1,450/1 of Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • sĭtŭlus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • situla in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • situla in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • situla” on page 1,775/1 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)
  • situlus” on page 1,775/1 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)
  • Niermeyer, Jan Frederik (1976), “situla”, in Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus (in Latin), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 974/2

Etymology 2[edit]

Regularly declined forms of situlum, a neuter Mediaeval by-form of the feminine situla, above.

Noun[edit]

situla n

  1. nominative plural of situlum
  2. accusative plural of situlum
  3. vocative plural of situlum