toxicum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τοξικόν (toxikón, poison for arrows), from τοξικός (toxikós, pertaining to bows), from τόξον (tóxon, bow).

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Noun[edit]

toxicum n (genitive toxicī); second declension

  1. a poison used on the tips of arrows
  2. any poison
    Synonym: venēnum

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative toxicum toxica
Genitive toxicī toxicōrum
Dative toxicō toxicīs
Accusative toxicum toxica
Ablative toxicō toxicīs
Vocative toxicum toxica

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References[edit]

  • toxicum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • toxicum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • toxicum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette