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EnglishEdit

 
A cincinnus viewed from above (left) and laterally (right)

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cincinnus (a lock of hair)

NounEdit

cincinnus (plural cincinni)

  1. (botany), a type of monochasium on which the successive axes arise alternately in respect to the preceding one; a scorpioid cyme.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek κῐ́κῐννος (kíkinnos), from Proto-Indo-European *kenk-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cincinnus m (genitive cincinnī); second declension

  1. a curled lock of hair

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cincinnus cincinnī
genitive cincinnī cincinnōrum
dative cincinnō cincinnīs
accusative cincinnum cincinnōs
ablative cincinnō cincinnīs
vocative cincinne cincinnī

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ReferencesEdit

  • cincinnus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cincinnus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “cincinnus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • cincinnus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • cincinnus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers