fumarium

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin fūmārium.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fumarium (plural fumaria)

  1. (historical) A smoke chamber used in Ancient Rome to enhance the flavor of wine.

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LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

fūmus (smoke) +‎ -ārium (place)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fūmārium n (genitive fūmāriī or fūmārī); second declension

  1. a fumarium (smoke chamber used for maturing wine)
  2. a chimney (vent for smoke)
DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative fūmārium fūmāria
Genitive fūmāriī
fūmārī1
fūmāriōrum
Dative fūmāriō fūmāriīs
Accusative fūmārium fūmāria
Ablative fūmāriō fūmāriīs
Vocative fūmārium fūmāria

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • English: fumarium
  • Galician: fumeiro

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Variant spelling.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fumārium n (genitive fumāriī or fumārī); second declension

  1. Alternative spelling of fimārium
DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative fumārium fumāria
Genitive fumāriī
fumārī1
fumāriōrum
Dative fumāriō fumāriīs
Accusative fumārium fumāria
Ablative fumāriō fumāriīs
Vocative fumārium fumāria

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

ReferencesEdit

  • Niermeyer, Jan Frederik (1976), “2. fumarium”, in Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 456/2