Latin edit

Etymology edit

From plumbum (lead) +‎ -eus.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

plumbeus (feminine plumbea, neuter plumbeum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. Of or pertaining to lead.
  2. Made of lead, leaden, full of lead.
  3. Blunt, dull.
  4. Heavy, burdensome.
  5. (poetic) Vile, bad, poor.
  6. (figuratively) Stupid, stolid.
  7. Having the color of lead.

Declension edit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative plumbeus plumbea plumbeum plumbeī plumbeae plumbea
Genitive plumbeī plumbeae plumbeī plumbeōrum plumbeārum plumbeōrum
Dative plumbeō plumbeō plumbeīs
Accusative plumbeum plumbeam plumbeum plumbeōs plumbeās plumbea
Ablative plumbeō plumbeā plumbeō plumbeīs
Vocative plumbee plumbea plumbeum plumbeī plumbeae plumbea

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Descendants edit

  • Italian: plumbeo
  • Portuguese: plúmbeo
  • Spanish: plúmbeo

See also edit

Colors in Latin · colōrēs (layout · text)
     albus, candidus, subalbus, niveus, cēreus, marmoreus, eburneus, cānus, blancus (ML.)      glaucus, rāvus, pullus, cinereus, cinerāceus, plumbeusgrīseus (ML. or NL.)      niger, āter, piceus, furvus
             ruber, rūbidus, rūfus, rubicundus, russus, rubrīcus, pūniceusmurrinus, mulleus; cocceus, coccīnus, badius              rutilus, armeniacus, aurantius, aurantiacus; fuscus, suffuscus, colōrius, cervīnus, spādīx, castaneus, aquilus, fulvus, brunneus (ML.)              flāvus, sufflāvus, flāvidus, fulvus, lūteus, gilvus, helvus, croceus, pallidus, blondinus (ML.)
             galbus, galbinus, lūridus              viridis              prasinus
             cȳaneus              caeruleus, azurīnus (ML.), caesius, blāvus (LL.)              glaucus; līvidus; venetus
             violāceus, ianthinus, balaustīnus (NL.)              ostrīnus, amethystīnus              purpureus, ātropurpureus, roseus, rosāceus

References edit

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