zoster

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin, from Ancient Greek ζωστήρ ‎(zōstḗr).

Noun[edit]

zoster ‎(countable and uncountable, plural zosters)

  1. (countable) An ancient Greek waist-belt for men.
  2. (uncountable, pathology) The disease called herpes zoster (from the typically beltlike pattern of its rash); shingles.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ζωστήρ ‎(zōstḗr, girdle).

Noun[edit]

zōstēr m ‎(genitive zōstēris); third declension

  1. The shingles
  2. A kind of sea shrub

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter “pure” i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative zōstēr zōstēria
genitive zōstēris zōstērium
dative zōstērī zōstēribus
accusative zōstēr zōstēria
ablative zōstērī zōstēribus
vocative zōstēr zōstēria