icterus

See also: Icterus

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Latin icterus, from the Ancient Greek ἴκτερος (íkteros, jaundice).

NounEdit

icterus (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) An excess of bile pigments in the blood; jaundice.
  2. A yellowish appearance in plants.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek ἴκτερος (íkteros, jaundice”, “a bird of a yellowish-green colour, perhaps the golden oriole), of uncertain ultimate origin; possibly related to ἴκτις (íktis, weasel), ἴκτῖνος (íktînos), or of Pre-Greek origin.

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NounEdit

icterus m (genitive icterī); second declension

  1. a yellow bird, otherwise unknown, the sight of which was said to cure jaundice; perhaps loriot, golden oriole

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DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative icterus icterī
Genitive icterī icterōrum
Dative icterō icterīs
Accusative icterum icterōs
Ablative icterō icterīs
Vocative ictere icterī

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: icterus
  • German: Ikterus

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