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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek πιττάκιον (pittákion, receipt, ticket).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pittacium n (genitive pittaciī); second declension

  1. label, ticket on a wine bottle or amphora
  2. a plaster; small piece of linen with salve
  3. a patch on a garment

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pittacium pittacia
genitive pittaciī pittaciōrum
dative pittaciō pittaciīs
accusative pittacium pittacia
ablative pittaciō pittaciīs
vocative pittacium pittacia

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • pittacium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “pittacium”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • pittacium in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • pittacium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers