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).

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
Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 20:40