bruchus

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek βροῦκος ‎(broûkos)/ βροῦχος ‎(broûkhos).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

brūchus m ‎(genitive brūchī); second declension

  1. a kind of wingless locust or grasshoper as in:
'Dixit, et venit locústa, et bruchus, cuius non erat numerus (He spoke and there came locust and grasshoper without number, Latin Psalter, Ps 104:34)
  1. (New Latin) a bean weevil

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative brūchus brūchī
genitive brūchī brūchōrum
dative brūchō brūchīs
accusative brūchum brūchōs
ablative brūchō brūchīs
vocative brūche brūchī

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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