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EtymologyEdit

praefectus +‎ -tūra

NounEdit

praefectūra f (genitive praefectūrae); first declension

  1. presidency, superintendence, prefecture

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative praefectūra praefectūrae
genitive praefectūrae praefectūrārum
dative praefectūrae praefectūrīs
accusative praefectūram praefectūrās
ablative praefectūrā praefectūrīs
vocative praefectūra praefectūrae

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ReferencesEdit

  • praefectura in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • praefectura in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “praefectura”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • praefectura” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • praefectura in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • praefectura in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin