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scutum Explained

scutum at English irregular forms Of Explained:

(pl) scuta

Scutum at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Scutum \Scu"tum\, n.; pl. {Scuta}. [L.]
1. (Rom. Antiq.) An oblong shield made of boards or
wickerwork covered with leather, with sometimes an iron
rim; -- carried chiefly by the heavy-armed infantry.

2. (O. Eng. Law) A penthouse or awning. [Obs.] --Burrill.

3. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) The second and largest of the four parts forming the
upper surface of a thoracic segment of an insect. It
is preceded by the prescutum and followed by the
scutellum. See the Illust. under {Thorax}.
(b) One of the two lower valves of the operculum of a
barnacle.

scutum at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » Scutum

English

Inter: wikipedia » Scutum (shield)

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » scutum|scūtum|shield|lang=la.

Noun

Inter: en-noun » scuta
  • Inter: historical » Roman antiquity An oblong shield made of boards or wickerwork covered with leather, with sometimes an iron rim; carried chiefly by the heavy-armed infantry of the Roman army.
    1. Inter: zoolog » y A scute.
    2. Inter: zoolog » y One of the two lower valves of the operculum of a barnacle.
    3. Inter: obsolet » e A penthouse or awning.
    4. : Inter: rfquotek » Burrill


    Latin

    Category: Image - :Scutum 1.jpg|thumb|tria scūta (three scuta)

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » ine-pro|la Inter: recons » skei-||to cut, split|lang=ine-pro, which is an extension of Inter: etyl » ine-pro|la Inter: recons » sek-||to cut|lang=ine-pro. Related to Category: w - :Ancient Greek|Ancient Greek Inter: term » σκῦτος||tr=skūtos|lang=grc|sc=polytonic.

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: a » Classical Inter: IPA » /ˈskuː.tum/|ˈskuː.tũ|lang=la
    • Inter: audio » la-cls-scutum.ogg|Audio (Classical)

      Noun

      Inter: la-noun » scūtum|scuti|scūtī|n|second


  • a shield, especially the large oblong wooden shield carried by the Roman infantry
    1. Inter: context » by metonymy shield-bearing soldiers
    2. Inter: figurativel » y a defense, protection, shelter

      Inflection

      Inter: la-decl-2nd-N » scut|scūt

      Related terms

      Inter: top » 2

  • scūtāle
  • scūtāneus
  • scūtārius
  • scūtātus

  • Inter: mid » 2
    • scutella
    • scūtigerulus
    • scutra
    • scūtulum


    Inter: botto » m

    Descendants

    Inter: top » 2
  • Albanian: shqyt
  • Catalan: escut
  • English: scute, scutum, escutcheon
  • French: écu
  • Friulian: scût
  • Galician: escudo

  • Inter: mid » 2
    • Ido: skudo
    • Italian: scudo
    • Occitan: Inter: l » oc|escut
    • Portuguese: escudo
    • Romanian: scut
    • Spanish: escudo


    Inter: botto » m
    Category: Category:la:Military -
    Translation: cs » scutum
    Translation: da » scutum
    Translation: fr » scutum
    Translation: gl » scutum
    Translation: it » scutum
    Translation: la » scutum
    Translation: mg » scutum
    Translation: ja » scutum
    Translation: pl » scutum
    Translation: ru » scutum
    Translation: ta » scutum
    Translation: vi » scutum

    Scutum at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » scutum

    English

    Inter: wikipedi » a

    Etymology

    Named by the astronomer Johannes Hevelius in 1687; from Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » scutum|scūtum|lang=la|shield. The original name given was Inter: term » Scutum Inter: term » Sobiescianum (Sobieski's Shield) in commemoration of the victory of the Polish, Austrian, and German forces led by the Polish king Jan III Sobieski at the battle of Vienna.

    Proper noun

    Inter: en-proper nou » n
  • Inter: constellatio » n A small autumn constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a shield. It lies between the constellations of Aquila, Sagittarius, and the tail of Serpens.

    Derived terms

    * Scuti

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » constellation
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|Kilpi
    • French: Écu de Sobieski {{m}}
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Schild|m


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|Ασπίς|f
  • Malay: Inter: t- » ms|Perisai
  • Russian: Щит
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|Scutum

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: da » Scutum
    Translation: et » Scutum
    Translation: el » Scutum
    Translation: gl » Scutum
    Translation: sv » Scutum