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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from Latin latrō (mercenary, brigand).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

latrōcinium n (genitive latrōciniī); second declension

  1. Military service for pay.
  2. (figuratively) Robbery, banditry, highway robbery, piracy, brigandage; pillage, plundering.
  3. (figuratively) An act of banditry or brigandage.
  4. (figuratively) A band of robbers.
  5. (figuratively) Villany, roguery, fraud.

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative latrōcinium latrōcinia
Genitive latrōciniī latrōciniōrum
Dative latrōciniō latrōciniīs
Accusative latrōcinium latrōcinia
Ablative latrōciniō latrōciniīs
Vocative latrōcinium latrōcinia

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “ladro” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, →ISBN