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Alternative forms[edit]


spēlaeum n (genitive spēlaeī); second declension

  1. cave, cavern
  2. den


Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative spēlaeum spēlaea
genitive spēlaeī spēlaeōrum
dative spēlaeō spēlaeīs
accusative spēlaeum spēlaea
ablative spēlaeō spēlaeīs
vocative spēlaeum spēlaea

Derived terms[edit]


  • spelaeum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • spelaeum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • spelaeum in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • spelaeum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • spelaeum in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly