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culter (plural culters)

  1. Obsolete form of colter.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for culter in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)



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From Proto-Indo-European *(s)kelH- (to cut).



culter m (genitive cultrī); second declension

  1. knife
  2. razor


Second declension, nominative singular in -er.

Case Singular Plural
nominative culter cultrī
genitive cultrī cultrōrum
dative cultrō cultrīs
accusative cultrum cultrōs
ablative cultrō cultrīs
vocative culter1 cultrī

1May also be cultre.

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  • culter in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • culter in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • culter in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to plunge a dagger, knife in some one's heart: sicam, cultrum in corde alicuius defigere (Liv. 1. 58)
  • culter in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • culter in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • New Latin Grammar, Allen and Greenough,1903.