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Perfect passive participle of secō.


sectus m (feminine secta, neuter sectum); first/second declension

  1. cut (off)
  2. divided
  3. amputated


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative sectus secta sectum sectī sectae secta
genitive sectī sectae sectī sectōrum sectārum sectōrum
dative sectō sectō sectīs
accusative sectum sectam sectum sectōs sectās secta
ablative sectō sectā sectō sectīs
vocative secte secta sectum sectī sectae secta


  • sectus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sectus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sectus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • sectus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) a sect, school of thought: schola, disciplina, familia; secta
    • (ambiguous) to be a follower, disciple of some one: sectam alicuius sequi (Brut. 31. 120)