cuniculus

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

cuniculus (plural cuniculi)

  1. A burrow or low underground passage
  2. A burrow in the skin made by a mite

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek κύνικλος (kýniklos), probably of Iberian origin; original meaning "burrow" adapted to the rabbit or vice versa

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cunīculus m (genitive cunīculi); second declension

  1. a rabbit
  2. a rabbit burrow
  3. a mine, subterranean passage

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative cunīculus cunīculī
genitive cunīculī cunīculōrum
dative cunīculō cunīculīs
accusative cunīculum cunīculōs
ablative cunīculō cunīculīs
vocative cunīcule cunīculī

Related termsEdit

  • cunīculārium

DescendantsEdit

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 11:45