Latin definition for: bestia, bestiae


  • declension: 1st declension
  • gender: feminine


  1. beast, animal, creature
  2. wild beast/animal, beast of prey in arena
  • Age: In use throughout the ages/unknown
  • Area: Agriculture, Flora, Fauna, Land, Equipment, Rural
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: Frequent, top 2000+ words
  • Source: “Oxford Latin Dictionary”, 1982 (OLD)

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