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ergastulum n (genitive ergastulī); second declension

  1. penitentiary, workhouse (or its residents)
  2. slave prison

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ergastulum ergastula
genitive ergastulī ergastulōrum
dative ergastulō ergastulīs
accusative ergastulum ergastula
ablative ergastulō ergastulīs
vocative ergastulum ergastula

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ReferencesEdit

  • ergastulum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ergastulum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “ergastulum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • ergastulum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • ergastulum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ergastulum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin