isicium

LatinEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From īnsecō (cut up) +‎ -ius, with regular deletion of /n/ before a fricative and compensatory lengthening.

NounEdit

īsicium n (genitive īsiciī or īsicī); second declension

  1. minced meat, forcemeat
    1. (specifically) rissole, meatball or mincemeat patty
    2. (Medieval Latin) stuffed meat, sausage

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative īsicium īsicia
Genitive īsiciī
īsicī1
īsiciōrum
Dative īsiciō īsiciīs
Accusative īsicium īsicia
Ablative īsiciō īsiciīs
Vocative īsicium īsicia

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

DescendantsEdit

  • Ancient Greek: ἰσίκιον (isíkion)

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