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aranea

LatinEdit

arānea (spider)

EtymologyEdit

Either from Ancient Greek ἀράχνη (arákhnē) or from the same source. Derivative: arāneus (spider).

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NounEdit

arānea f (genitive arāneae); first declension

  1. spider
  2. spider's web, cobweb
  3. (figuratively) threads similar to spiders' webs

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative arānea arāneae
genitive arāneae arāneārum
dative arāneae arāneīs
accusative arāneam arāneās
ablative arāneā arāneīs
vocative arānea arāneae

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ReferencesEdit

  • aranea” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.