supplementum

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Etymology[edit]

From suppleō(fill up; complete; supply).

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supplēmentum n ‎(genitive supplēmentī); second declension

  1. something that fills up or makes up the numbers; supplement
    1. (military) reinforcements
      • 27 BCE – 25 BCE, Titus Livius, Ab urbe condita libri 26.1
        Si supplemento opus esset, suppleret de legionibus quibus P. Cornelius pro praetore in Sicilia praeesset, []
        If reinforcements were needed, he should supply them with the legions which Publius Cornelius, propraetor, was in charge of in Sicily, []
    2. supplies

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative supplēmentum supplēmenta
genitive supplēmentī supplēmentōrum
dative supplēmentō supplēmentīs
accusative supplēmentum supplēmenta
ablative supplēmentō supplēmentīs
vocative supplēmentum supplēmenta

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