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EtymologyEdit

From Latin magisterium (office of a president, chief; magisterium), from magister (master).

NounEdit

magisterium (plural magisteriums or magisteria)

  1. The teaching office or authority of the Roman Catholic Church.
  2. An authoritative statement.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From magister (master) +‎ -ium. Compare ministerium.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

magisterium n (genitive magisteriī); second declension

  1. the office of a president, chief, director, superintendent
  2. magisterium

DeclensionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative magisterium magisteria
Genitive magisteriī
magisterī1
magisteriōrum
Dative magisteriō magisteriīs
Accusative magisterium magisteria
Ablative magisteriō magisteriīs
Vocative magisterium magisteria

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

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