struma

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin strūma.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

struma (plural strumas or strumae)

  1. (pathology) Scrofula.
    • 1971, Keith Thomas, Religion and the Decline of Magic, Folio Society 2012, p. 186:
      This was the healing ritual for the King's Evil, the name given to scrofula or struma, the tubercular inflammation of the lymph glands of the neck.
  2. (pathology) A scrofulous swelling; a tumour or goitre.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin.

Noun[edit]

struma f (plural strume)

  1. struma

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From struō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

strūma f (genitive strūmae); first declension

  1. a scrofulous tumor, struma

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative strūma strūmae
genitive strūmae strūmārum
dative strūmae strūmīs
accusative strūmam strūmās
ablative strūmā strūmīs
vocative strūma strūmae

References[edit]

  • struma in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • struma in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “struma”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • struma” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)

Venetian[edit]

Noun[edit]

struma f (plural strume)

  1. effort, toil