See also: salacia

Translingual edit

Salacia chinensis (Celastraceae)

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Salacia f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Celastraceae – certain climbing plants of the tropics.
  2. A taxonomic genus within the family Sertulariidae – certain cnidarians.
  3. A taxonomic genus within the class Bacillariophyceae – a certain poorly known chromist.

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in Sertulariidae
in Bacillariophyceae

English edit

Salacia astronomical/astrological symbol

Proper noun edit


  1. (Roman mythology) The goddess of saltwater and the deep.
  2. A Kuiper belt object and planetoid, possibly a dwarf planet. Its moon is Actaea.

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Etymology edit

From salum (sea).

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Proper noun edit

Salācia f sg (genitive Salāciae); first declension

  1. (Roman mythology) the goddess of the sea, wife of Neptune
  2. a town of the Turdetani in Lusitania; modern Alcácer do Sal

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First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Salācia
Genitive Salāciae
Dative Salāciae
Accusative Salāciam
Ablative Salāciā
Vocative Salācia
Locative Salāciae

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References edit

  • Salacia”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Salacia in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Salacia”, in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly