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EtymologyEdit

prōmulsis (hors-d'œuvre) +‎ -āre.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

prōmulsidāre n (genitive prōmulsidāris); third declension

  1. foretray, the tray for meting out the entrée, starter-salver
    • c. 27 CE – 66 CE, Petronius, Satyricon 31.9:
      Ceterum in promulsidari asellus erat Corinthius cum bisaccio positus, qui habebat olivas in altera parte albas, in altera nigras.
      And in the foretray there was a Corinthian asslet with a wallet having olives in one end light and in one end dark.
    • Dig. XXXIV.2.19.10 Ulpianus libro vicesimo ad Sabinum
      Sed cui vasa sint legata, non solum ea continentur, quae aliquid in se recipiant edendi bibendique causa paratum, sed et quae aliquid sustineant: et ideo scutellas vel promulsidaria contineri.
      But who got vessels legated, they will not only contain prepared food or drink they received but what they bear under them: so also salvers and foretrays will be included.

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun (neuter, “pure” i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative prōmulsidāre prōmulsidāria
Genitive prōmulsidāris prōmulsidārium
Dative prōmulsidārī prōmulsidāribus
Accusative prōmulsidāre prōmulsidāria
Ablative prōmulsidārī prōmulsidāribus
Vocative prōmulsidāre prōmulsidāria