malatus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian malato, from Latin male habitus (ill, having a disease).

AdjectiveEdit

malatus (feminine malata, neuter malatum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. (Medieval Latin) ill, sick
    14th century, Anonymous (attr. to Petrus, friend of Torello), Vita Beati Torelli Puppiensis 24, (Life of Torello of Poppi the hermit (1202-1282), as cited in Du Cange (ed. L. Favre, 1883-7), "malatus"):
    qui erat in lecto gravi febre malatus
    [he] who was in bed, ill with a serious fever