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Particularly: “From adventus +‎ -īcius?”



adventīcius (feminine adventīcia, neuter adventīcium); first/second declension

  1. foreign; strange
  2. unusual, extraordinary
  3. extrinsic


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative adventīcius adventīcia adventīcium adventīciī adventīciae adventīcia
genitive adventīciī adventīciae adventīciī adventīciōrum adventīciārum adventīciōrum
dative adventīciō adventīciō adventīciīs
accusative adventīcium adventīciam adventīcium adventīciōs adventīciās adventīcia
ablative adventīciō adventīciā adventīciō adventīciīs
vocative adventīcie adventīcia adventīcium adventīciī adventīciae adventīcia



  • adventicius in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • adventicius in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • adventicius in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be affected by some external impulse, by external impressions: pulsu externo, adventicio agitari