LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From olea (olive) +‎ -ētum (grove).

NounEdit

olētum n (genitive olētī); second declension

  1. (pre-Classical) a place planted with olive trees; an olive yard
DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative olētum olēta
Genitive olētī olētōrum
Dative olētō olētīs
Accusative olētum olēta
Ablative olētō olētīs
Vocative olētum olēta
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From oleō (I smell)

NounEdit

olētum n (genitive olētī); second declension

  1. (poetic) excrement, filth, dirt
DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative olētum olēta
Genitive olētī olētōrum
Dative olētō olētīs
Accusative olētum olēta
Ablative olētō olētīs
Vocative olētum olēta

ReferencesEdit

  • oletum 1 in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • oletum 2 in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • oletum in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • oletum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • oletum in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016