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delectamentum

Ἀλλ’ ἐσθ’ ὁ θάνατος λοῖσθος ἰατρός κακῶν → But death is the ultimate healer of ills
Sophocles, Fragment 698

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

dēlectāmentum: i, n. id.,
I a delight (very rare): pro delectamento, amusement, pastime, Ter. Heaut. 5, 1, 79: delectamenta puerorum, etc., Cic. Pis. 25, 60: pacis, Nazar. Paneg. Const. 35: somni, Vulg. Sap. 7, 2.

Latin > French (Gaffiot 2016)

dēlectāmentum,¹⁶ ī, n. (delecto), charme, amusement : Ter. Haut. 952 ; Cic. Pis. 60.

Latin > German (Georges)

dēlectāmentum, ī, n. (delecto), die Ergötzlichkeit, inania ista sunt delectamenta puerorum, Kinderpossen, Cic. Pis. 100: qui sibi me pro deridiculo ac delectamento putat, zur Kurzweil, Ter. heaut. 952: delectamenta pacis adhibere, Nazar. pan. 35, 4: inopem solatur vel delectamento sui vel praeceptis philosophorum Porphyr. Hor. ep. 2, 1, 131: comoedos quispiam et tragoedos liberos homines in deliciis et delectamentis habebat, Gell. 20, 4. 1.

Latin > English

delectamentum delectamenti N N :: delight, amusement; instrument/cause of delight/amusement/enjoyment