Lewis & Short

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causātīvus, a, um, adj. [causa].

  1. I. Causative: vis, Mart. Cap. 7, § 731.
  2. II. Of or pertaining to a lawsuit; subst.: causativum litis, the matter in dispute, the gist of the action, Mart. Cap. 5, § 472; Fortun. Art. Rhet. 1, 2; Jul. Vict. Art. Rhet. 1, 2; 3, 8.
  3. III. In gram.: causativus casus = accusativus, the accusative, i. e. the arraigning case, Prisc. p. 671 P.; cf. persona, i. e. the first person, id. p. 821 ib.