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See also: Phoca and phóca

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin phoca, from Ancient Greek φώκη (phṓkē).

NounEdit

phoca (plural phocas or phocae)

  1. (obsolete except as Phoca) A seal.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.viii:
      His charet swift in haste he thither steard, / Which with a teeme of scaly Phocas bound / Was drawne vpon the waues, that fomed him around.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek φώκη (phṓkē).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

phōca f (genitive phōcae); first declension

  1. seal (marine animal)

DeclensionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative phōca phōcae
genitive phōcae phōcārum
dative phōcae phōcīs
accusative phōcam phōcās
ablative phōcā phōcīs
vocative phōca phōcae

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