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Origin of -ium
Example sentences from the Web for -ium
The preterite of the German dialect is formed by adding ium to the imperative, which is always the root of the verb.Carmen|Prosper Merimee
Quinquenniad, kwin-kwen′i-ad, n. a period of five years—also Quinquenn′ium.
Satyrī′n, the argus butterflies; Satyr′ium, a genus of small flowered orchids; Sat′yrus, the genus of orangs—simia.
Triv′ialness; Triv′ium, in medieval schools the name given to the first three liberal arts—viz.
Exuvia -iae -ium: the cast skin of a larval insect: in Diaspinae the larval skin when cast and incorporated in the scale.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith