venatio

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Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

venatio (countable and uncountable, 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.

Case 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 and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • venatio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “venatio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • venatio” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • venatio in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin