Latin definition for: mastix, masticis


  • declension: 3rd declension
  • gender: feminine


  1. anguish (Vulgate)
  2. lash
  3. punishment
  • Age: Latin not in use in Classical times (6-10th centuries) Christian
  • Area: All or none
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: Having only single citation in Oxford Latin Dictionary or Lewis + Short
  • Source: Souter, “A Glossary of Later Latin to 600 A.D.”, Oxford 1949

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