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pterus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

New Latin; from Ancient Greek πτερόν (pterón, wing).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

pterus m (feminine ptera, neuter pterum); first/second declension

  1. winged

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative pterus ptera pterum pterī pterae ptera
genitive pterī pterae pterī pterōrum pterārum pterōrum
dative pterō pterae pterō pterīs pterīs pterīs
accusative pterum pteram pterum pterōs pterās ptera
ablative pterō pterā pterō pterīs pterīs pterīs
vocative ptere ptera pterum pterī pterae ptera

Usage notesEdit

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.