oleamen

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin oleum (olive oil), probably via *oleamen (-men is an alternative neuter suffix).

NounEdit

oleamen (uncountable)

  1. (medicine, obsolete) A soft ointment prepared from oil.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for oleamen in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From oleum (olive oil) +‎ -men (noun-forming suffix).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

oleāmen n (genitive oleāminis); third declension

  1. an ointment containing olive oil

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative oleāmen oleāmina
Genitive oleāminis oleāminum
Dative oleāminī oleāminibus
Accusative oleāmen oleāmina
Ablative oleāmine oleāminibus
Vocative oleāmen oleāmina

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