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tessera

See also: tesserà

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin tessera (a cube, a die with numbers on all six sides), from Ancient Greek τέσσαρες (téssares, four).

NounEdit

tessera (plural tesserae)

  1. A small square piece of stone, wood, ivory or glass used for making a mosaic.
  2. (planetology) complex-ridged surface feature seen on plateau highlands of Venus and perhaps on Triton

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

tessera f (plural tessere)

  1. card, pass
  2. tessera
  3. domino

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VerbEdit

tessera

  1. third-person singular present indicative of tesserare
  2. second-person singular imperative of tesserare

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tessera f (genitive tesserae); first declension

  1. tessera
  2. die (used in games)
  3. watchword
  4. token

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative tessera tesserae
genitive tesserae tesserārum
dative tesserae tesserīs
accusative tesseram tesserās
ablative tesserā tesserīs
vocative tessera tesserae