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acinaciformis

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From New Latin acīnacēs (scimitar) +‎ -fōrmis (form, shape).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /a.kiː.na.kiˈfoːr.mis/, [a.kiː.na.kɪˈfoːr.mɪs]

AdjectiveEdit

acīnacifōrmis m, f (neuter acīnacifōrme); third declension

  1. (New Latin) having the form of a scimitar

InflectionEdit

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative acīnacifōrmis acīnacifōrme acīnacifōrmēs acīnacifōrmia
genitive acīnacifōrmis acīnacifōrmis acīnacifōrmium acīnacifōrmium
dative acīnacifōrmī acīnacifōrmī acīnacifōrmibus acīnacifōrmibus
accusative acīnacifōrmem acīnacifōrme acīnacifōrmēs acīnacifōrmia
ablative acīnacifōrmī acīnacifōrmī acīnacifōrmibus acīnacifōrmibus
vocative acīnacifōrmis acīnacifōrme acīnacifōrmēs acīnacifōrmia

Usage notesEdit

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.