vulnus n (genitive vulneris); third declension
- wound, injury
Third declension neuter.
- vulnus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- VULNUS in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
- Félix Gaffiot (1934), “vulnus”, in Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
- Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book, London: Macmillan and Co.
- to wound a person (also used metaphorically): vulnus infligere alicui
- to be (seriously, mortally) wounded: vulnus (grave, mortiferum) accipere, excipere
- after many had been wounded on both sides: multis et illatis et acceptis vulneribus (B. G. 1. 50)
- weakened by wounds: vulneribus confectus
- to open an old wound: refricare vulnus, cicatricem obductam
- to die of wounds: ex vulnere mori (Fam. 10. 33)
- the victory cost much blood and many wounds, was very dearly bought: victoria multo sanguine ac vulneribus stetit (Liv. 23. 30)
(ambiguous) wounds (scars) on the breast: vulnera (cicatrices) adversa (opp. aversa)
(ambiguous) wounds (scars) on the breast: vulnera adverso corpore accepta