acinaciformis

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From New Latin acīnacēs(scimitar) +‎ -fōrmis(form, shape).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /a.kiː.na.kiˈfoːr.mis/, [a.kiː.na.kɪˈfoːr.mɪs]

AdjectiveEdit

acīnacifōrmis m, f ‎(neuter acīnacifōrme); third declension

  1. (New Latin) having the form of a scimitar

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative acīnacifōrmis acīnacifōrme acīnacifōrmēs acīnacifōrmia
genitive acīnacifōrmis acīnacifōrmium
dative acīnacifōrmī acīnacifōrmibus
accusative acīnacifōrmem acīnacifōrme acīnacifōrmēs acīnacifōrmia
ablative acīnacifōrmī acīnacifōrmibus
vocative acīnacifōrmis acīnacifōrme acīnacifōrmēs acīnacifōrmia

Usage notesEdit

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.