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osculum

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osculum (plural oscula)

  1. (biology) the main opening in a sponge from which water is expelled.

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EtymologyEdit

Diminutive from ōs (mouth) +‎ -culus.

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NounEdit

ōsculum n (genitive ōsculī); second declension

  1. a kiss syn.
  2. a little mouth

InflectionEdit

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative ōsculum ōscula
genitive ōsculī ōsculōrum
dative ōsculō ōsculīs
accusative ōsculum ōscula
ablative ōsculō ōsculīs
vocative ōsculum ōscula

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