See also: Lacio and Lácio



From Proto-Italic *lakjō (to draw, pull), with no known cognates in any other Indo-European languages.

Unused in Latin, reconstructed by grammarian Festus Grammaticus to explain its derivatives, see laqueus, lacessō and frequentative lactō.



laciō (present infinitive lacere); third conjugation iō-variant, no perfect or supine stem

  1. I entice, ensnare


   Conjugation of laciō (third conjugation -variant, no supine stem, no perfect stem)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present laciō lacis lacit lacimus lacitis laciunt
imperfect laciēbam laciēbās laciēbat laciēbāmus laciēbātis laciēbant
future laciam laciēs laciet laciēmus laciētis lacient
passive present lacior laceris, lacere lacitur lacimur laciminī laciuntur
imperfect laciēbar laciēbāris, laciēbāre laciēbātur laciēbāmur laciēbāminī laciēbantur
future laciar laciēris, laciēre laciētur laciēmur laciēminī lacientur
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present laciam laciās laciat laciāmus laciātis laciant
imperfect lacerem lacerēs laceret lacerēmus lacerētis lacerent
passive present laciar laciāris, laciāre laciātur laciāmur laciāminī laciantur
imperfect lacerer lacerēris, lacerēre lacerētur lacerēmur lacerēminī lacerentur
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present lace lacite
future lacitō lacitō lacitōte laciuntō
passive present lacere laciminī
future lacitor lacitor laciuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives lacere lacī
participles laciēns laciendus, laciundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
laciendī laciendō laciendum laciendō

Derived termsEdit




From Old Spanish llacio, from Latin flaccidus. Doublet of flácido.



lacio (feminine singular lacia, masculine plural lacios, feminine plural lacias)

  1. limp, flaccid, flabby
    Synonym: flácido
  2. limp (lacking stiffness)
  3. languid
  4. straight (of hair)

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