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EtymologyEdit

Latin pluteus

NounEdit

pluteus (plural pluteuses or plutei)

  1. (architecture) A low screen between columns, especially one that surrounds the choir of a church
  2. (zoology) The free-swimming larvae of echinoderms.

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EtymologyEdit

Unknown[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pluteus m (genitive pluteī); second declension

  1. A form of protective shed or breastwork.
  2. A moveable screen.
  3. A bookcase, bookshelf

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pluteus pluteī
Genitive pluteī pluteōrum
Dative pluteō pluteīs
Accusative pluteum pluteōs
Ablative pluteō pluteīs
Vocative plutee pluteī

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Walde, Alois; Hofmann, Johann Baptist (1954), “pluteus”, in Lateinisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume II, 3rd edition, Heidelberg: Carl Winter, page 595