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EtymologyEdit

From Latin molossus, from Ancient Greek μολοσσός (molossós), properly "belonging to the Molossians", a people in the eastern part of Epirus.

NounEdit

molossus (plural molossuses or molossi)

  1. (poetry) A metrical foot of three long syllables.

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EtymologyEdit

From μολοσσός (molossós).

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molossus m (genitive molossī); second declension

  1. A molosser dog
  2. (poetry) A metrical foot ( - - - )

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative molossus molossī
Genitive molossī molossōrum
Dative molossō molossīs
Accusative molossum molossōs
Ablative molossō molossīs
Vocative molosse molossī

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