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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin albārium (white stucco).

NounEdit

albarium

  1. (art) A form of lime, made by heating marble, used for stucco.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From album (the colour white) +‎ -ārium (of purpose), via albārius (relating to whiteness), shortening of albārium opus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

albārium n (genitive albāriī or albārī); second declension

  1. white stucco, whitewash; a mortar of lime, gypsum, and river sand used to cover walls and make them white.

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative albārium albāria
Genitive albāriī
albārī1
albāriōrum
Dative albāriō albāriīs
Accusative albārium albāria
Ablative albāriō albāriīs
Vocative albārium albāria

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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AdjectiveEdit

albārium

  1. nominative neuter singular of albārius
  2. accusative masculine singular of albārius
  3. accusative neuter singular of albārius
  4. vocative neuter singular of albārius

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