dracontia

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek δρακοντίας (drakontías), from δράκων (drákōn, serpent, dragon).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

dracontia f (genitive dracontiae); first declension

  1. A precious stone, said to be found in the heads of serpents
DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dracontia dracontiae
Genitive dracontiae dracontiārum
Dative dracontiae dracontiīs
Accusative dracontiam dracontiās
Ablative dracontiā dracontiīs
Vocative dracontia dracontiae

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

dracontia

  1. nominative plural of dracontium
  2. accusative plural of dracontium
  3. vocative plural of dracontium

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