venatio

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

venatio (plural venationes)

  1. The hunting and slaying of wild animals as a form of entertainment in Ancient Roman amphitheaters.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From vēnor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vēnātiō f (genitive vēnātiōnis); third declension

  1. hunting, the chase, venery
  2. hunt

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative vēnātiō vēnātiōnēs
genitive vēnātiōnis vēnātiōnum
dative vēnātiōnī vēnātiōnibus
accusative vēnātiōnem vēnātiōnēs
ablative vēnātiōne vēnātiōnibus
vocative vēnātiō vēnātiōnēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • venatio” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.