Latin definition for: idolum, idoli


  • declension: 2nd declension
  • gender: neuter


  1. fetish (Cal)
  2. idol-temple
  3. idolatry, paganism (Souter)
  • Age: Late, post-classical (3rd-5th centuries)
  • Area: Ecclesiastic, Biblical, Religious
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: Having only single citation in Oxford Latin Dictionary or Lewis + Short
  • Source: Souter, “A Glossary of Later Latin to 600 A.D.”, Oxford 1949

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