stillicidium

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin stillicidium

Noun[edit]

stillicidium (uncountable)

  1. (medicine, obsolete) A morbid trickling.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

stilla (drop) + cado (fall)

Noun[edit]

stīllicidium n (genitive stīllicidiī or stīllicidī); second declension

  1. water (especially rain) falling drop by drop

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative stīllicidium stīllicidia
Genitive stīllicidiī
stīllicidī1
stīllicidiōrum
Dative stīllicidiō stīllicidiīs
Accusative stīllicidium stīllicidia
Ablative stīllicidiō stīllicidiīs
Vocative stīllicidium stīllicidia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

Descendants[edit]

  • English: stillicide
  • Italian: stillicidio

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