Latin definition for: circinus, circini


  • declension: 2nd declension
  • gender: masculine


  1. circular line/arc
  2. pair of compasses
  3. [ad ~um => in a circle/arc, circularly]
  • Age: In use throughout the ages/unknown
  • Area: Science, Philosophy, Mathematics, Units/Measures
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: For Dictionary, in top 10,000 words
  • Source: “Oxford Latin Dictionary”, 1982 (OLD)

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