LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From pix (pitch) +‎ -eus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

piceus (feminine picea, neuter piceum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. (relational) pitch
  2. pitch-black

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative piceus picea piceum piceī piceae picea
Genitive piceī piceae piceī piceōrum piceārum piceōrum
Dative piceō piceō piceīs
Accusative piceum piceam piceum piceōs piceās picea
Ablative piceō piceā piceō piceīs
Vocative picee picea piceum piceī piceae picea

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • piceus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • piceus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • piceus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

See alsoEdit

Colors in Latin · colōrēs (layout · text)
     candidus, albus, niveus, cēreus, marmoreus, eburneus, cānus      rāvus, pullus, cinereus, cineraceus, plumbeusgrīseus (ML. or NL.)      āter, niger, piceus
             pūniceusmurrinus, rūfus, ruber, russus, rubrīcus, mulleus; cocceus, coccīnus, badius              rutilus, armeniacus, auranteus, aurantiacus; fuscus, colōrius, cervīnus, spādīx              gilvus, helvus, fulvus, flāvus, croceus, pallidus, lūteus, blondinus (ML.)
             galbus, galbinus, lūridus              viridis              prasinus
             cyaneus              caeruleus, azurīnus (ML.), blavus (ML.)              glaucus; līvidus; venetus
             violāceus, ianthinus, balaustīnus (NL.)              ostrīnus, amethystīnus              purpureus, ātropurpūreus, roseus, rosāceus