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EtymologyEdit

Pompeius Festus linked it in De Verborum with far (HORREUM: antiqui dicebant farreum a farre), yet there is no documental evidence of that outside his work.

Modern etymologists link it to Latin hordeum (barley) and, thus, to Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰrzdeyom (bristly).

NounEdit

horreum n (genitive horreī); second declension

  1. storehouse
  2. barn, granary

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative horreum horrea
Genitive horreī horreōrum
Dative horreō horreīs
Accusative horreum horrea
Ablative horreō horreīs
Vocative horreum horrea

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • horreum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • horreum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • horreum in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • horreum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • horreum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • horreum in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • horreum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin