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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin sigillum. Doublet of sigil and seal.

NounEdit

sigillum (plural sigilla)

  1. (law, historical) A seal.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for sigillum in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From signum (sign) +‎ -ulum (diminutive suffix) (*signolom > *sign̥lom > *sigenlom > sigillum).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sigillum n (genitive sigillī); second declension

  1. figurine, statuette
  2. seal

DeclensionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative sigillum sigilla
Genitive sigillī sigillōrum
Dative sigillō sigillīs
Accusative sigillum sigilla
Ablative sigillō sigillīs
Vocative sigillum sigilla

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