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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *lakw- (to ensnare), with no certain cognates in any other Indo-European languages; possibly Proto-Indo-European *lēk- (string, twig, tendril).

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NounEdit

laqueus m (genitive laqueī); second declension

  1. noose
  2. snare, gin, trap

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative laqueus laqueī
Genitive laqueī laqueōrum
Dative laqueō laqueīs
Accusative laqueum laqueōs
Ablative laqueō laqueīs
Vocative laquee laqueī

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