Latin definition for: breve, brevis


  • declension: 3rd declension
  • gender: neuter


  1. a short/brief space of time
  2. shallow water, shallows
  3. short speech, a few words
  • Age: In use throughout the ages/unknown
  • Area: All or none
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: For Dictionary, in top 10,000 words
  • Source: “Oxford Latin Dictionary”, 1982 (OLD)

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