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NounEdit

agnomen (plural agnomina)

  1. An additional cognomen given, as an honour, to a Roman citizen.

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EtymologyEdit

From ad- (to, towards, at) + nōmen (name; title).

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agnōmen n (genitive agnōminis); third declension

  1. A surname or additional name relating to a specific achievement, characteristic or trait; agnomen.

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Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative agnōmen agnōmina
genitive agnōminis agnōminum
dative agnōminī agnōminibus
accusative agnōmen agnōmina
ablative agnōmine agnōminibus
vocative agnōmen agnōmina

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  • agnomen in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • agnomen” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • agnomen in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • agnomen in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin