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EtymologyEdit

From conticeō (be silent) or conticiscō (become still) +‎ -ium.

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NounEdit

conticinium n (genitive conticiniī); second declension

  1. The period of the late evening when animals cease to make noise.

Usage notesEdit

In Bede et al., a particular period of night following the appearance of the stars at vespers and before intempestum (midnight).

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative conticinium conticinia
genitive conticiniī conticiniōrum
dative conticiniō conticiniīs
accusative conticinium conticinia
ablative conticiniō conticiniīs
vocative conticinium conticinia

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