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From vehō (I bear, carry, convey; ride) +‎ -culum.



vehiculum n (genitive vehiculī); second declension

  1. A means of transport; vehicle, conveyance, carriage; wagon, cart; ship.
    Synonyms: carpentum, currus, vectābulum, vectāculum
  2. An agricultural implement for cutting down grain; reaping-machine.


Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative vehiculum vehicula
Genitive vehiculī vehiculōrum
Dative vehiculō vehiculīs
Accusative vehiculum vehicula
Ablative vehiculō vehiculīs
Vocative vehiculum vehicula

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Further reading[edit]

  • vehiculum”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • vehiculum”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • vehiculum in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • vehiculum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette, page 1650/3
  • vehiculum in Georges, Karl Ernst; Georges, Heinrich (1913–1918) Ausführliches lateinisch-deutsches Handwörterbuch, volume 2, 8th edition, Hahnsche Buchhandlung, column 3383
  • vehiculum”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers