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apterus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

New Latin; from Ancient Greek. a- +‎ pterus

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

apterus m (feminine aptera, neuter apterum); first/second declension

  1. wingless

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative apterus aptera apterum apterī apterae aptera
genitive apterī apterae apterī apterōrum apterārum apterōrum
dative apterō apterae apterō apterīs apterīs apterīs
accusative apterum apteram apterum apterōs apterās aptera
ablative apterō apterā apterō apterīs apterīs apterīs
vocative aptere aptera apterum apterī apterae aptera

Usage notesEdit

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.