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rastrum

EnglishEdit

a single staff rastrum
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NounEdit

rastrum (plural rastrums)

  1. A five-pointed writing implement used to draw parallel lines of a staff in sheet music.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From rād(ō) (I scrape) +‎ -trum, from Proto-Indo-European *reh₁d- + *-trom.

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NounEdit

rāstrum n (genitive rāstrī); second declension

  1. (usually in plural) rake, hoe, mattock

InflectionEdit

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative rāstrum rāstra
genitive rāstrī rāstrōrum
dative rāstrō rāstrīs
accusative rāstrum rāstra
ablative rāstrō rāstrīs
vocative rāstrum rāstra

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ReferencesEdit

  • rastrum in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • rastrum in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911