vallum

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vallum.

NounEdit

vallum (plural vallums or valla)

  1. (historical, Roman antiquity) A rampart; a wall, as in a fortification.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From vallus (stake, palisade, point).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vallum n (genitive vallī); second declension

  1. wall, rampart, entrenchment

InflectionEdit

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative vallum valla
genitive vallī vallōrum
dative vallō vallīs
accusative vallum valla
ablative vallō vallīs
vocative vallum valla

DescendantsEdit

Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 11:44