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EtymologyEdit

From sub (under) +‎ -ter.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

subter (not comparable)

  1. below, beneath, underneath
    Supra et subter.Above and beneath.

Related termsEdit

PrepositionEdit

subter

  1. (with accusative) below, beneath, underneath, under
    • c. 45 BCE, Cicero, Tusculanes 1.20
      [] iram in pectore, cupiditatem supter praecordia locavit.
      • 1877 translation by Charles Duke Yonge
        [] anger in the breast, and desire under the præcordia.
    Subter pineta.Below the pine-woods.
  2. (with ablative) below, beneath, underneath, under

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • subter in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • subter in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • subter in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette