vindex

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin vindex

Noun[edit]

vindex (plural vindices)

  1. (historical) An official who supervised tax collection in the ancient Roman Empire.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From vim + root of dicō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vindex m or f (genitive vindicis); third declension

  1. claimant, vindicator

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative vindex vindicēs
Genitive vindicis vindicum
Dative vindicī vindicibus
Accusative vindicem vindicēs
Ablative vindice vindicibus
Vocative vindex vindicēs

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Italian: vindice

References[edit]

  • vindex in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • vindex in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • vindex in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • vindex in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • vindex in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • vindicate in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.