cantharis

See also: Cantharis

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cantharis, from Ancient Greek κανθαρίς (kantharís).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cantharis (plural cantharides)

  1. singular of cantharides

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek κανθαρίς (kantharís, blister-beetle), of uncertain origin. Possibly related to the toponym Κάνθαροσ (Kántharos), a port of Piraeus, which is a Pre-Greek name. Also compare Akkadian 𒅗𒀭𒁕/𒌨𒌋 (cup).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cantharis f (genitive cantharidis); third declension

  1. The Spanish fly, Lytta vesicatoria, and the poison of it.
  2. A worm injurious to the vine and rose.

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cantharis cantharidēs
Genitive cantharidis cantharidum
Dative cantharidī cantharidibus
Accusative cantharidem cantharidēs
Ablative cantharide cantharidibus
Vocative cantharis cantharidēs

DescendantsEdit

  • English: cantharis

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