steatitis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek στεατῖτις (steatîtis), from στέαρ (stéar, suet).

Noun[edit]

steatītis f (genitive steatītidis); third declension

  1. steatite
  2. An unknown kind of gem

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative steatītis steatītidēs
genitive steatītidis steatītidum
dative steatītidī steatītidibus
accusative steatītidem steatītidēs
ablative steatītide steatītidibus
vocative steatītis steatītidēs

References[edit]

  • steatitis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • steatitis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette