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EtymologyEdit

From fruor (use, enjoy) +‎ -men (noun-forming suffix).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

frūmen n (genitive frūminis); third declension

  1. a gruel or porridge made from grain and used in sacrifices.
  2. larynx, throat

InflectionEdit

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative frūmen frūmina
genitive frūminis frūminum
dative frūminī frūminibus
accusative frūmen frūmina
ablative frūmine frūminibus
vocative frūmen frūmina

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • frumen in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “frumen”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • frumen” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • frumen in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016