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acridens

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

New Latin; from acer (sharp) +‎ dens (tooth, tusk).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

acridens m, f, n (genitive acridentis); third declension

  1. Having sharp teeth or tusks

InflectionEdit

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative acridens acridens acridentēs acridentia
genitive acridentis acridentis acridentium acridentium
dative acridentī acridentī acridentibus acridentibus
accusative acridentem acridens acridentēs acridentia
ablative acridentī acridentī acridentibus acridentibus
vocative acridens acridens acridentēs acridentia

Usage notesEdit

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.