See also: Margo, margó, Margó, and mar go

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Latin margō. Doublet of marge and margin.

NounEdit

margo (plural margines or margos)

  1. (anatomy) border, margin
    • 1969, Geological Survey Professional Paper, U.S. Government Printing Office, page 49:
      The colpi are bordered by prominent margos or lips. Тhe margo is separated from the remainder of the heavily sculptured surface by a narrow channel.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *merǵ-, *marǵ- (edge, boundary, border). Cognate with English mark and march.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

margō m or f (genitive marginis); third declension

  1. border, margin, edge

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative margō marginēs
Genitive marginis marginum
Dative marginī marginibus
Accusative marginem marginēs
Ablative margine marginibus
Vocative margō marginēs

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ReferencesEdit

  • margo”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • margo”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • margo in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • margo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette