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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.

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

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative magisterium magisteria
genitive magisteriī magisteriōrum
dative magisteriō magisteriīs
accusative magisterium magisteria
ablative magisteriō magisteriīs
vocative magisterium magisteria

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ReferencesEdit

  • magisterium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • magisterium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “magisterium”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • magisterium” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • magisterium in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016