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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek κάναστρον (kánastron, basket of reeds). Equivalent to canna (reed) +‎ -trum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

canistrum n (genitive canistrī); second declension

  1. wicker basket (used in sacrifices)

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative canistrum canistra
genitive canistrī canistrōrum
dative canistrō canistrīs
accusative canistrum canistra
ablative canistrō canistrīs
vocative canistrum canistra

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ReferencesEdit

  • canistrum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • canistrum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “canistrum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • canistrum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • canistrum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • canistrum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin