Definition of infectum in English:

infectum

noun

Linguistics
  • In Latin, an aspectual category of tenses (including the present, imperfect, and simple future) which indicate that the action of the verb is in progress, in contrast with the perfect tenses.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From classical Latin infectum imperfective tense (Varro De Lingua Latina 9. 97), use as noun of neuter of infectus infect.

Pronunciation

infectum

/ɪnˈfɛktəm/