divisio

See also: divisió

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin dīvīsiō (division). Doublet of division.

NounEdit

divisio (plural divisiones)

  1. (biology, taxonomy) A category in the classification of organisms, ranking below regnum and above classis.
    Synonyms: division, phylum

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From dīvidō (divide).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dīvīsiō f (genitive dīvīsiōnis); third declension

  1. division
  2. distribution

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dīvīsiō dīvīsiōnēs
Genitive dīvīsiōnis dīvīsiōnum
Dative dīvīsiōnī dīvīsiōnibus
Accusative dīvīsiōnem dīvīsiōnēs
Ablative dīvīsiōne dīvīsiōnibus
Vocative dīvīsiō dīvīsiōnēs

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • divisio”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • divisio”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • divisio 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)
  • divisio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette