voluta

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English[edit]

a voluta (Voluta musica) shell

Etymology[edit]

From Latin voluta (a spiral scroll). See volute.

Noun[edit]

voluta (plural volutas or volutae)

  1. (zoology) Any of numerous species of large, handsome marine gastropods belonging to Voluta and allied genera.

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin volvo.

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Noun[edit]

voluta f

  1. (architecture) volute

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Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Participle[edit]

voluta

  1. feminine singular of voluto

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Latin voluta, from the feminine of volūtus, perfect passive participle of volvō.

Noun[edit]

voluta f (plural volute)

  1. spiral, volute, curl
  2. wreath
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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun use of the feminine of volūtus, perfect passive participle of volvō.

Noun[edit]

volūta f (genitive volūtae); first declension

  1. a spiral scroll
  2. a spiral decoration
Declension[edit]

volūta f (genitive volūtae); first declension

Descendants[edit]
  • Catalan: volta
  • English: vault, volute
  • French: volute, voûte
  • Hungarian: bolt
  • Italian: voluta, volta

Etymology 2[edit]

Participle[edit]

volūta

  1. nominative feminine singular of volūtus
  2. nominative neuter plural of volūtus
  3. accusative neuter plural of volūtus
  4. vocative feminine singular of volūtus
  5. vocative neuter plural of volūtus

Participle[edit]

volūtā

  1. ablative feminine singular of volūtus
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Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

volūtā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of volūtō

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin voluta.

Noun[edit]

voluta f (plural volutas)

  1. wisp (of smoke)