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artemon

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

artemon (plural artemons)

  1. (nautical) A square sail, on a Roman oared ship?
    • 1980: A small square sail, an artemon, was slung under the bow to act as a headsail. — Richard W. Unger, The Ship in the Medieval Economy 600-1600, page 34.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἀρτέμων (artémōn)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

artemon f (genitive artemōnis); third declension

  1. (nautical) topsail
  2. main block in a pulley system

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative artemon artemōnēs
genitive artemōnis artemōnum
dative artemōnī artemōnibus
accusative artemōnem artemōnēs
ablative artemōne artemōnibus
vocative artemon artemōnēs