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malleolus (plural malleoli)

  1. The bony prominence on each side of the ankle joint.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From malleus (hammer) +‎ -olus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

malleolus m (genitive malleolī); second declension (Diminutive of: malleus)

  1. small hammer
  2. (military) fire-dart

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative malleolus malleolī
genitive malleolī malleolōrum
dative malleolō malleolīs
accusative malleolum malleolōs
ablative malleolō malleolīs
vocative malleole malleolī

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ReferencesEdit

  • malleolus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • malleolus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • malleolus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • malleolus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers