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EtymologyEdit

gallus (rooster) +‎ canō (sing) +‎ -ium.

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NounEdit

gallicinium n (genitive galliciniī); second declension

  1. The period of the early morning when roosters begin to crow.

Usage notesEdit

In Bede et al., a particular period of night following intempestum (midnight) and before the first light of dawn.

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative gallicinium gallicinia
Genitive galliciniī galliciniōrum
Dative galliciniō galliciniīs
Accusative gallicinium gallicinia
Ablative galliciniō galliciniīs
Vocative gallicinium gallicinia

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