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Latin

Alternative forms

Etymology

From praesaepiō (barricade, fence in).

Noun

praesaepe (genitive praesaepis); n, third declension

  1. enclosure, pen, fold
  2. (by extension) hut, dwelling
  3. a crib
  4. (astronomy) space between the two stars called Aselli in the constellation of Cancer.

Inflection

Number Singular Plural
nominative praesaepe praesaepa
genitive praesaepis praesaepum
dative praesaepī praesaepibus
accusative praesaepe praesaepa
ablative praesaepe praesaepibus
vocative praesaepe praesaepa

Synonyms

  • (all senses): praesaepēs, praesaepia

Related terms

  • praesaepiō

References

  • praesaepe” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879), A Latin Dictionary (Oxford: Clarendon Press)

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