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 (artemōn)

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
Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 12:03