See also: Cicer

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

A wanderwort akin to Old Armenian սիսեռն (siseṙn, chickpea), Ancient Macedonian κίκερροι (kíkerrhoi, chickpea), perhaps also Ancient Greek κριός (kriós, a variety of chickpea).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cicer n (genitive ciceris); third declension

  1. chickpea
  2. (slang) testicle

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cicer cicera
Genitive ciceris cicerum
Dative cicerī ciceribus
Accusative cicer cicera
Ablative cicere ciceribus
Vocative cicer cicera

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • cicer in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cicer in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • cicer in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette