stillicidium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

stilla (drop) + cado (fall)

Noun[edit]

stillicidium n (genitive stillicidiī); second declension

  1. water (especially rain) falling drop by drop

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative stillicidium stillicidia
genitive stillicidiī stillicidiōrum
dative stillicidiō stillicidiīs
accusative stillicidium stillicidia
ablative stillicidiō stillicidiīs
vocative stillicidium stillicidia

References[edit]

  • stillicidium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • stillicidium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “stillicidium”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • stillicidium” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • stillicidium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • stillicidium in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin