oppidum

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Latin

NounEdit

oppidum (plural oppida)

  1. A large, defended Iron Age settlement associated with the Celtic La Tène culture.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ob + pedum (from Gr. pedon; Sanskrit pada-m): on or over the plain

NounEdit

oppidum n (genitive oppidī); second declension

  1. town (esp. of towns other than Rome, which was generally called Urbs)

InflectionEdit

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative oppidum oppida
genitive oppidī oppidōrum
dative oppidō oppidīs
accusative oppidum oppida
ablative oppidō oppidīs
vocative oppidum oppida

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Portuguese: Óbidos, ópido (borrowing)
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