See also: pictor

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EtymologyEdit

Named by the French astronomer Nicolas Louis de Lacaille in 1763. From Latin pīctor (easel).

Proper nounEdit

Pictor

  1. (astronomy) A summer constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble an easel. It lies between the constellations Carina and Dorado.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From pictor (painter).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Pictor m sg (genitive Pictōris); third declension

  1. a cognomen famously held by:
    1. Quīntus Fabius Pictor, a Roman politician

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Pictor
Genitive Pictōris
Dative Pictōrī
Accusative Pictōrem
Ablative Pictōre
Vocative Pictor

ReferencesEdit

  • Pictor2”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Pictor in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette