From classis



classicus m ‎(feminine classica, neuter classicum); first/second declension

  1. Pertaining to the highest class of citizen
  2. Pertaining to the fleet (naval forces)


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative classicus classica classicum classicī classicae classica
genitive classicī classicae classicī classicōrum classicārum classicōrum
dative classicō classicō classicīs
accusative classicum classicam classicum classicōs classicās classica
ablative classicō classicā classicō classicīs
vocative classice classica classicum classicī classicae classica


  • classicus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • classicus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • CLASSICUS in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • classicus” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) the bugle, trumpet sounds before the general's tent: classicum or tuba canit ad praetorium
    • (ambiguous) the trumpet sounds for the attack: classicum canit (B. C. 3. 82)
  • classicus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers