Latin. Doublet of depot.


depositum (plural depositums)

  1. (finance, obsolete) A deposit.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 depositum in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)



depositum n (genitive depositī); second declension

  1. a deposit, a trust


Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative depositum deposita
Genitive depositī depositōrum
Dative depositō depositīs
Accusative depositum deposita
Ablative depositō depositīs
Vocative depositum deposita



  1. accusative supine of dēpōnō


  • depositum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • depositum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • depositum 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)
  • depositum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • depositum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • depositum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Norwegian BokmålEdit


depositum n (definite singular depositumet, indefinite plural deposita or depositumer, definite plural depositaene or deposituma or depositumene)

  1. (finance) a deposit

Norwegian NynorskEdit


depositum n (definite singular depositumet, indefinite plural depositum, definite plural deposituma)

  1. (finance) a deposit