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alveus (plural alvei)

  1. The channel of a river.

ReferencesEdit

  • 1860, John Weale, Rudimentary dictionary of terms used in architecture, civil, architecture, naval, building and construction: "Alveus, in hydrography, the channel or belly of a river".

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EtymologyEdit

From alvus (belly, hollow).

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NounEdit

alveus m (genitive alveī); second declension

  1. a hollow, cavity
  2. a deep vessel or cavity; excavation, hollow; basket, tray, trough
  3. the hold or hull of a ship; a small ship or boat, skiff
  4. a (hollowed) gaming board
  5. a beehive
  6. a bathing tub
  7. the channel or bed of a river

DeclensionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative alveus alveī
Genitive alveī alveōrum
Dative alveō alveīs
Accusative alveum alveōs
Ablative alveō alveīs
Vocative alvee alveī

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