Last modified on 17 December 2014, at 02:40

puerile

See also: puérile

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin puerīlis (childish), from puer (child, boy).

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puerile (comparative more puerile, superlative most puerile)

  1. Characteristic of, or pertaining to, a boy or boys; confer: puellile.
  2. Childish; trifling; silly.

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ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

puerile m, f (masculine and feminine plural puerili)

  1. puerile, childish, juvenile, boyish
  2. (rare) children's (attribute), baby (attribute)

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LatinEdit

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puerīle

  1. nominative neuter singular of puerīlis
  2. accusative neuter singular of puerīlis
  3. vocative neuter singular of puerīlis