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percussor

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From percutiō (strike or pierce through; shoot).

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NounEdit

percussor m (genitive percussōris); third declension

  1. A stabber, striker, shooter.
  2. A murderer, assassin, bandit; executioner.

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative percussor percussōrēs
genitive percussōris percussōrum
dative percussōrī percussōribus
accusative percussōrem percussōrēs
ablative percussōre percussōribus
vocative percussor percussōrēs

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ReferencesEdit

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

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

percussor m (plural percussores, feminine percussora, feminine plural percussoras)

  1. hammer (part of a firearm)
  2. anything or anyone who percusses

AdjectiveEdit

percussor m (feminine percussora, masculine plural percussores, feminine plural percussoras, comparable)

  1. which or who percusses

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