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EtymologyEdit

From fodiō (dig; mine; quarry) +‎ -ilis.

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AdjectiveEdit

fossilis (neuter fossile); third-declension two-termination adjective

  1. Retrieved from the earth, dug out, dug up, unearthed; fossil.

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension two-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative fossilis fossile fossilēs fossilia
Genitive fossilis fossilium
Dative fossilī fossilibus
Accusative fossilem fossile fossilēs
fossilīs
fossilia
Ablative fossilī fossilibus
Vocative fossilis fossile fossilēs fossilia

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: fossil
  • French: fossile
  • Italian: fossile
  • Spanish: fósil
  • Swedish: fossil

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