Open main menu

Wiktionary β

Contents

EnglishEdit

 
Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

NounEdit

osculum (plural oscula)

  1. (biology) The main opening in a sponge from which water is expelled.
  2. (zoology) One of the suckers on the head of a tapeworm.

TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ōs (mouth) +‎ -culum, neuter form of -culus (suffix forming a diminutive).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ōsculum n (genitive ōsculī); second declension

  1. a kiss syn.
  2. a little mouth

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ōsculum ōscula
genitive ōsculī ōsculōrum
dative ōsculō ōsculīs
accusative ōsculum ōscula
ablative ōsculō ōsculīs
vocative ōsculum ōscula

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit