camus

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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

camus

  1. Obsolete form of camis.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Origin uncertain.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

camus m ‎(feminine singular camuse, masculine plural camus, feminine plural camuses)

  1. flat-nosed

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Likely derived from Ancient Greek κημός ‎(kēmós, muzzle, nose-bag; face-mask; necklace).

NounEdit

cāmus m ‎(genitive cāmī); second declension

  1. A kind of collar for the neck; necklace
  2. (Ecclesiastical) collar, muzzle (as for a horse)
  3. (New Latin) neck of an animal
    • 2003 (from English, 1998), Johanna Rowling, tr. Petrus Needham, Harrius Potter et Philosophi Lapis Chapter 9, (much of this passage missing from the most readily available French translation)
      tempus erat cenae. Harrius modo Ronaldo dixerat quid accidisset cum a campis cum Professore McGonagall discessisset. Ronaldus frustum crustuli camis-bovillae-et-renium ad os admoverat, sed id omnino oblitus erat.
      It was time for dinner. Harrius had just told Ronaldus what happened on the fields with Schoolmistress McGonagall and what she had said. Ronaldus brought a bit of beef-neck and kidneys pastry to his mouth, but he had forgotten about it entirely.

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cāmus cāmī
genitive cāmī cāmōrum
dative cāmō cāmīs
accusative cāmum cāmōs
ablative cāmō cāmīs
vocative cāme cāmī
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