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culex

See also: Culex

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EtymologyEdit

Directly from Latin culex (mosquito).

NounEdit

culex (plural culices)

  1. (biology) Any of various mosquitoes of the genus Culex, some of which carry disease

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱuH-ló-, see also Old Armenian սլաք (slakʿ, roasting spit) and Irish cuil (mosquito).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

culex m (genitive culicis); third declension

  1. gnat, midge

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative culex culicēs
genitive culicis culicum
dative culicī culicibus
accusative culicem culicēs
ablative culice culicibus
vocative culex culicēs