equuleus

See also: Equuleus

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin equuleus

NounEdit

equuleus (plural equulei)

  1. (historical) An ancient torture device, possibly resembling a wooden horse, or possibly a rack.

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From equus (horse) +‎ -uleus (diminutive suffix).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

equuleus m (genitive equuleī); second declension

  1. colt, foal
  2. equuleus (torture device)

DeclensionEdit

  • Second-declension noun.
Case Singular Plural
Nominative equuleus equuleī
Genitive equuleī equuleōrum
Dative equuleō equuleīs
Accusative equuleum equuleōs
Ablative equuleō equuleīs
Vocative equulee equuleī

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Portuguese: ecúleo
  • Italian: eculeo

ReferencesEdit

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