See also: cicero, Ciceró, and Cícero

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EtymologyEdit

Latin Cicero, a cognomen in reference to warts (cicer = chickpea). The Latinate form, based on the nominative, displaced Middle English Ciceroun, based on the oblique stem.

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Cicero

  1. The Roman statesman and orator Mārcus Tullius Cicerō (106-43 BC).

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GermanEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From its use in publishing Pannartz and Sweynheim's 1468 edition of Cicero's Epistulae ad Familiares ("Letters to My Friends").

NounEdit

Cicero

  1. (uncountable, printing, dated) cicero, the 5th of the 7 traditional German sizes of type, between Korpus and Mittel, standardized as 12 point.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From cicer (chickpea) +‎ (suffix forming cognomina), in reference to his warts.

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Cicerō m sg (genitive Cicerōnis); third declension

  1. An agnomen held by Marcus Tullius Cicero, a great statesman and orator

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Cicerō
Genitive Cicerōnis
Dative Cicerōnī
Accusative Cicerōnem
Ablative Cicerōne
Vocative Cicerō

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