tholus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tholus (dome, rotunda).

Noun[edit]

tholus (plural tholi)

  1. (astronomy, geology) A small domical mountain or hill.
    Hecates Tholus is a Martian volcano.

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek θόλος (thólos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tholus m (genitive tholī); second declension

  1. dome, cupola, rotunda

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative tholus tholī
genitive tholī tholōrum
dative tholō tholīs
accusative tholum tholōs
ablative tholō tholīs
vocative thole tholī

References[edit]

  • tholus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tholus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “tholus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • tholus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • tholus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tholus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin