Latin definition for: catastropha, catastrophae


  • declension: 1st declension
  • gender: feminine


  1. sensational act, coup de theatre
  2. turning point of an action/catastrophe (L+S)
  • Age: In use throughout the ages/unknown
  • Area: Drama, Music, Theater, Art, Painting, Sculpture
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: Having only single citation in Oxford Latin Dictionary or Lewis + Short
  • Source: “Oxford Latin Dictionary”, 1982 (OLD)

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