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EtymologyEdit

From amārus (bitter, pungent) +‎ -tās.

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NounEdit

amāritās f (genitive amāritātis); third declension

  1. (of taste) bitterness, harshness
    • c. 15 BCE, Vitruvius, De architectura 2.9.14:
      […] non solum ab suco vehementi amaritate ab carie aut tinea non nocetur […]
      […], on account of the extreme bitterness of its juices, is not subject to rot and attack of the worm, […]

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative amāritās amāritātēs
Genitive amāritātis amāritātum
Dative amāritātī amāritātibus
Accusative amāritātem amāritātēs
Ablative amāritāte amāritātibus
Vocative amāritās amāritātēs

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