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Perfect passive participle of trahō (I drag; extract).


tractus m (feminine tracta, neuter tractum); first/second declension

  1. dragged, having been dragged
  2. trailed, having been trailed
  3. extracted, withdrawn, having been extracted or withdrawn
  4. plundered, squandered, having been plundered or squandered
  5. drawn out, prolonged, having been drawn out or prolonged


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative tractus tracta tractum tractī tractae tracta
genitive tractī tractae tractī tractōrum tractārum tractōrum
dative tractō tractō tractīs
accusative tractum tractam tractum tractōs tractās tracta
ablative tractō tractā tractō tractīs
vocative tracte tracta tractum tractī tractae tracta



tractus m (genitive tractūs); fourth declension

  1. drawing, dragging, hauling, pulling


Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative tractus tractūs
genitive tractūs tractuum
dative tractuī tractibus
accusative tractum tractūs
ablative tractū tractibus
vocative tractus tractūs



  • tractus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tractus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “tractus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • tractus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette