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EtymologyEdit

From the Medieval Latin, from Latin piscīna (fishpond; swimming pool), from piscis (fish). (1793)

NounEdit

piscina (plural piscinas or piscinae)

  1. A drained basin near a church's altar for the disposal of water from liturgical ablutions.
  2. A basin or tank, especially one for holding fishes or for growing aquatic plants.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary: Tenth Edition (1997)

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piscina f (plural piscines)

  1. swimming pool

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

See French piscine

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /piʃˈʃina/
  • Hyphenation: pi‧scì‧na

NounEdit

piscina f (plural piscine)

  1. swimming pool
  2. plunge pool (plunge basin or waterfall lake or deep depression at the base of a waterfall)

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DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: πισίνα (pisína)

LatinEdit

 
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NounEdit

piscīna f (genitive piscīnae); first declension

  1. pond, pool
  2. fish pond
  3. swimming pool

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative piscīna piscīnae
Genitive piscīnae piscīnārum
Dative piscīnae piscīnīs
Accusative piscīnam piscīnās
Ablative piscīnā piscīnīs
Vocative piscīna piscīnae

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ReferencesEdit

  • piscina in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • piscina in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • piscina in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • piscina in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • piscina in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

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piscina

EtymologyEdit

From Latin piscīna (fishpond; swimming pool), from piscis (fish), from Proto-Indo-European *pisḱ-.

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NounEdit

piscina f (plural piscinas)

  1. swimming pool
  2. (Christianity) baptismal font

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piscina

  1. definite singular of piscină

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piscina

EtymologyEdit

From Latin piscīna (fishpond; swimming pool), from piscis (fish), from Proto-Indo-European *pisḱ-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

piscina f (plural piscinas)

  1. swimming pool

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