Latin edit

Etymology edit

From repōnō (I store, reserve; I place) +‎ -tōrium (pertaining to, serving for).

Noun edit

repositōrium n (genitive repositōriī or repositōrī); second declension

  1. something on which something else is placed
  2. a tray for carrying dishes to the table
  3. a repository or cabinet
  4. (Medieval Latin) chest, treasure chest
  5. (Medieval Latin) storehouse
  6. (Medieval Latin) tomb, burial vault

Declension edit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative repositōrium repositōria
Genitive repositōriī
Dative repositōriō repositōriīs
Accusative repositōrium repositōria
Ablative repositōriō repositōriīs
Vocative repositōrium repositōria

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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