accipiter

See also: Accipiter

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin accipiter (hawk).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

accipiter (plural accipiters)

  1. (biology, zoology, ornithology) Any hawk of the genus Accipiter.
  2. (medicine, surgery) A bandage applied over the nose, resembling the claw of a hawk.

LatinEdit

accipiter volāns (a hawk in flight)

EtymologyEdit

Probably from accipiō (take, seize).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

accipiter m (genitive accipitris); third declension

  1. hawk, merlin
  2. a rapacious man

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative accipiter accipitrēs
genitive accipitris accipitrum
dative accipitrī accipitribus
accusative accipitrem accipitrēs
ablative accipitre accipitribus
vocative accipiter accipitrēs

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Last modified on 8 September 2013, at 14:56