situla

See also: sítula

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin situla.

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NounEdit

situla ‎(plural situlae or situlas)

  1. (archaeology) A deep ceramic vase with a wide opening.

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Etymology 1Edit

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NounEdit

situla f ‎(genitive situlae); first declension

  1. a vessel used to hold water
    1. a bucket or pail, especially one used to draw water from a well
    2. (Ecclesiastical Latin) a vessel for holding holy water
  2. a voting urn (for drawing lots or holding voting tablets); loosely, a ballot box
    1. a basin, jar, urn, vel sim. on a monument
  3. (Medieval Latin) a measure of capacity for liquids
DeclensionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative situla situlae
genitive situlae situlārum
dative situlae situlīs
accusative situlam situlās
ablative situlā situlīs
vocative situla situlae
SynonymsEdit
  • (vessel for holding water, bucket, pail): hama
  • (voting urn): sitella
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Etymology 2Edit

Regularly declined forms of situlum, a neuter Mediaeval by-form of the feminine situla, above.

NounEdit

situla n

  1. nominative plural of situlum
  2. accusative plural of situlum
  3. vocative plural of situlum
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