tentorium

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

early 19th century: from Latin, literally ‘tent’.

Noun[edit]

tentorium (plural tentoria)

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  1. The framework of internal supports (a false endoskeleton) within an arthropod head, formed by ingrowths of the exoskeleton called apophyses.
  2. (anatomy) The tentorium cerebelli.

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

tentōrium n (genitive tentōrīi); second declension

  1. tent

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative tentōrium tentōria
genitive tentōriī tentōriōrum
dative tentōriō tentōriīs
accusative tentōrium tentōria
ablative tentōriō tentōriīs
vocative tentōrium tentōria

References[edit]

  • tentorium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tentorium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “tentorium”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • tentorium” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • tentorium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers