Glossary of Latin Terms Z


Zama -ae, f. a town in Numidia, where Scipio defeated Hannibal (201 B.C).

zelotypus -a -um, jealous.

Zeno (Zenon) -onis, m. name of several Greek philosophers.

zephyrus -i, m. a warm west wind, zephyr.

zm-; see sm-.

zodiacus -i, m. the zodiac.

zona -ae, f. a girdle, money-belt; in pl. zonae, terrestrial zones.

zonarius -a -um, of a girdle; m. as subst. girdle-maker.

zotheca -ae, f. a private room.