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VerbEdit

manipulus

  1. conditional of manipuli

IdoEdit

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manipulus

  1. conditional of manipular

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From manus (hand) and root of pleō (fill): a "handful".

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NounEdit

manipulus m (genitive manipulī); second declension

  1. (historical military) A maniple, a double company of soldiers employed in the Roman legions between the Samnite Wars and the Marian reforms (3rd–2nd centuries BC), varying from 60–120 men.
  2. handful, bundle
  3. team, troupe

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative manipulus manipulī
Genitive manipulī manipulōrum
Dative manipulō manipulīs
Accusative manipulum manipulōs
Ablative manipulō manipulīs
Vocative manipule manipulī

MeronymsEdit

  • (unit of soldiers): centuria (½ manipulus); legio (notionally 30 manipuli)

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