See also: Botulus

Latin edit

Etymology edit

Possibly ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʷet- (swelling), borrowed through a Osco-Umbrian language; compare Proto-Germanic *kweþuz (belly, womb) and German Kuttel (chitterlings),[1] Latin beccus.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

botulus m (genitive botulī); second declension

  1. sausage, black pudding

Declension edit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative botulus botulī
Genitive botulī botulōrum
Dative botulō botulīs
Accusative botulum botulōs
Ablative botulō botulīs
Vocative botule botulī

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References edit

  • botulus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • botulus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • botulus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • botulus”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898), Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  1. ^ Walde, Alois (1910) “botulus”, in Lateinisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), 2nd edition, Heidelberg: Carl Winter, page 95