subsellium

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originates 1695–1705 from Latin subsellia (low seat or bench), from sub- (under) + sella (seat).

Noun[edit]

subsellium (plural subsellia)

  1. A projecting ledge on the stalls in a church where persons might lean whilst standing during prayers; misericord.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sub- (under) + sella (seat).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

subsellium n (genitive subselliī or subsellī); second declension

  1. a low seat or bench
  2. the bench (of a judge)

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative subsellium subsellia
Genitive subselliī
subsellī1
subselliōrum
Dative subselliō subselliīs
Accusative subsellium subsellia
Ablative subselliō subselliīs
Vocative subsellium subsellia

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

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