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EtymologyEdit

Confluence of borrowings from Gaulish *bukkos, from Proto-Celtic *bukkos (goat) and Frankish *bukk (buck, goat), from Proto-Germanic *bukkaz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

buccus m (genitive buccī); second declension[1][2]

  1. (Medieval Latin) he-goat

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative buccus buccī
Genitive buccī buccōrum
Dative buccō buccīs
Accusative buccum buccōs
Ablative buccō buccīs
Vocative bucce buccī

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Niermeyer, Jan Frederik (1976), “buccus”, in Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 107
  2. ^ buccus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)