pictura

See also: pictură

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin, a painting.

NounEdit

pictura (plural picturae)

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  2. (zoology) A pattern of coloration.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From pictum +‎ -tūra, from the supine of pingō (I paint).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pictūra f (genitive pictūrae); first declension

  1. painting, the art of painting

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pictūra pictūrae
genitive pictūrae pictūrārum
dative pictūrae pictūrīs
accusative pictūram pictūrās
ablative pictūrā pictūrīs
vocative pictūra pictūrae

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • pictura in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 18:00