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Webster 1913 Edition


Gaster

Gast′er

,
Verb.
T.
To gast.
[Obs.]
Beau. & Fl.

Definition 2022


gaster

gaster

See also: gäster

English

Noun

gaster (plural gasters)

  1. the stomach
  2. the part of the abdomen behind the petiole in hymenopterous insects

Anagrams


Latin

Etymology

From Ancient Greek γαστήρ (gastḗr).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈɡas.ter/, [ˈɡas.tɛr]

Noun

gaster f (genitive gasteris); third declension

  1. belly

Inflection

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative gaster gasterēs
genitive gasteris gasterum
dative gasterī gasteribus
accusative gasterem gasterēs
ablative gastere gasteribus
vocative gaster gasterēs

Noun

gaster f (genitive gastrī); second declension

  1. belly

Inflection

Second declension, nominative singular in -er.

Case Singular Plural
nominative gaster gastrī
genitive gastrī gastrōrum
dative gastrō gastrīs
accusative gastrum gastrōs
ablative gastrō gastrīs
vocative gaster1 gastrī

1May also be gastre.

References


Middle French

Etymology

From Old French, from Latin vastāre, present active infinitive of vastō. The initial g is under the influence of Frankish *wuostjan, *wuastjan, itself from Latin vastō or from the same pre-Latin source.

Verb

gaster

  1. to waste (not make good use of)
  2. to destroy

Synonyms

Conjugation

  • Middle French conjugation varies from one text to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

Descendants


Old French

Etymology

From Latin vastāre, present active infinitive of vastō. The initial g is under the influence of Frankish *wuostjan, *wuastjan, itself from Latin vastō or from the same pre-Latin source.

Verb

gaster

  1. to waste (not make good use of)
  2. to destroy

Synonyms

Conjugation

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-sts, *-stt are modified to z, st. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

Descendants