subter

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From sub (under) +‎ -ter.

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Adverb[edit]

subter (not comparable)

  1. down below, underneath
    Supra et subter.Up above and down below.

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subter (+ accusative, ablative)

  1. (with accusative) directly below an area that is under another; underneath, (figuratively) below inferior
    • c. 45 BCE, Cicero, Tusculanes 1.20:
      [] iram in pectore, cupiditatem supter praecordia locavit.
      • 1877 translation by Charles Duke Yonge
        [] anger in the breast, and desire under the præcordia.
    Subter pineta.Below the pine-woods.
  2. (with ablative) underneath, (figuratively) below inferior

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