zythum

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin zȳthum, from Ancient Greek ζῦθος (zûthos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

zythum (uncountable)

  1. Egyptian malt beer, which is noted for being unfermented.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek ζῦθος (zûthos)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

zȳthum n (genitive zȳthī); second declension

  1. beer or ale

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative zȳthum zȳtha
genitive zȳthī zȳthōrum
dative zȳthō zȳthīs
accusative zȳthum zȳtha
ablative zȳthō zȳthīs
vocative zȳthum zȳtha

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References[edit]

  • zythum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • zythum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • zythum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • zythum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • zȳthum” on page 2,126/3 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)