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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun form of the neuter of tribūtus.


tribūtum n (genitive tribūtī); second declension

  1. tax, tribute

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative tribūtum tribūta
Genitive tribūtī tribūtōrum
Dative tribūtō tribūtīs
Accusative tribūtum tribūta
Ablative tribūtō tribūtīs
Vocative tribūtum tribūta
Related terms[edit]
  • Catalan: tribut
  • French: tribut
  • Italian: tributo
  • Portuguese: tributo
  • Spanish: treudo, tributo

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of tribūtus.



  1. nominative neuter singular of tribūtus
  2. accusative masculine singular of tribūtus
  3. accusative neuter singular of tribūtus
  4. vocative neuter singular of tribūtus


  • tributum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tributum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tributum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to pay taxes: vectigalia, tributa pendere
    • exempt from taxation: immunis (tributorum) (Verr. 5. 21. 51)
    • to impose tribute on some one: vectigalia, tributa alicui imponere
    • to be crushed by numerous imposts: tributorum multitudine premi
  • tributum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers