Last modified on 22 April 2015, at 04:17

cucullus

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin cucullus (hood)

NounEdit

cucullus (plural cuculli)

  1. (botany) A hood-shaped organ, resembling a cowl or monk's hood, as of certain concave and arched sepals or petals.
  2. (zoology) A colour marking or structure on the head somewhat resembling a hood.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown origin.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cucullus m (genitive cucullī); second declension

  1. a covering for the head, hood, cowl
  2. a conical wrapper or case

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative cucullus cucullī
genitive cucullī cucullōrum
dative cucullō cucullīs
accusative cucullum cucullōs
ablative cucullō cucullīs
vocative cuculle cucullī

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • cucullus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.