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LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From luō (wash, cleanse).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lutum n (genitive lutī); second declension

  1. soil, dirt, mire, mud
  2. loam, clay
InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative lutum luta
Genitive lutī lutōrum
Dative lutō lutīs
Accusative lutum luta
Ablative lutō lutīs
Vocative lutum luta
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Etymology 2Edit

Maybe from Old Latin clūtum, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰelh₃- (green, yellow). Cognate with Latin fel, helvus, holus and bilis.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lūtum n (genitive lūtī); second declension

  1. The plant Reseda luteola used in dyeing yellow; weld, dyer's weed.
  2. The yellow coloring matter or dye extracted from this plant.
InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative lūtum lūta
Genitive lūtī lūtōrum
Dative lūtō lūtīs
Accusative lūtum lūta
Ablative lūtō lūtīs
Vocative lūtum lūta
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