See also: adùlter

English edit

Etymology edit

From Latin adulterō.

Noun edit

adulter (plural adulters)

  1. (now rare) An adulterer, especially a male one.

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Verb edit

adulter (third-person singular simple present adulters, present participle adultering, simple past and past participle adultered) (now rare)

  1. To commit adultery.
  2. To pollute something; to adulterate.

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Adjective edit

adulter

  1. inflection of adult:
    1. strong/mixed nominative masculine singular
    2. strong genitive/dative feminine singular
    3. strong genitive plural

Latin edit

Etymology edit

Back-formation from adulterō.

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Adjective edit

adulter (feminine adultera, neuter adulterum); first/second-declension adjective (nominative masculine singular in -er)

  1. adulterous, unfaithful, unchaste
  2. (by extension) counterfeit, false

Declension edit

First/second-declension adjective (nominative masculine singular in -er).

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative adulter adultera adulterum adulterī adulterae adultera
Genitive adulterī adulterae adulterī adulterōrum adulterārum adulterōrum
Dative adulterō adulterō adulterīs
Accusative adulterum adulteram adulterum adulterōs adulterās adultera
Ablative adulterō adulterā adulterō adulterīs
Vocative adulter adultera adulterum adulterī adulterae adultera

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  • Italian: adultero
  • Gallo-Italic:

Noun edit

adulter m (genitive adulterī); second declension

  1. adulterer or adulteress, paramour
  2. bastard
    • Vulgate, Hebrews 12.8:
      adulteri et non filii estis.
      You are bastards and not sons.

Declension edit

Second-declension noun (nominative singular in -er).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative adulter adulterī
Genitive adulterī adulterōrum
Dative adulterō adulterīs
Accusative adulterum adulterōs
Ablative adulterō adulterīs
Vocative adulter adulterī

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References edit

  • adulter”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • adulter”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • adulter in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Romanian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French adultère.

Noun edit

adulter n (plural adultere)

  1. adultery

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