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abbreviatio

Φιλοκαλοῦμέν τε γὰρ μετ' εὐτελείας καὶ φιλοσοφοῦμεν ἄνευ μαλακίας -> Our love of what is beautiful does not lead to extravagance; our love of the things of the mind does not makes us soft.
Τhucydides, 2.40.1

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

abbrĕviătio: ōnis, f. abbrevio,
I an abbreviation, a diminution, Vulg. Isa. 10, 23.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

abbrĕvĭātĭō, ōnis, f., abréviation : Eccl.

Latin > German (Georges)

abbreviātio, ōnis, f. (abbrevio), die Abkürzung, Umrechnung, Eccl.

Latin > English

abbreviatio abbreviationis N F :: abbreviation; diminution; epitome (Souter); shortening