meditullium

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From medius (middle) + *tollium; see tellūs.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

meditullium n (genitive meditulliī or meditullī); second declension

  1. the part of a land or country which is isolated from the sea; inland, interior
  2. the middle or center of something
    Synonyms: medietās, medium

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative meditullium meditullia
Genitive meditulliī
meditullī1
meditulliōrum
Dative meditulliō meditulliīs
Accusative meditullium meditullia
Ablative meditulliō meditulliīs
Vocative meditullium meditullia

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

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • meditullium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • meditullium in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • meditullium in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934