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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Diminutive of Proto-Indo-European *rik- (compare Persian رشک (rišk), Sanskrit लिक्षा (likṣā)).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ricinus m (genitive ricinī); second declension

  1. tick (arachnid)
  2. castor, croton (a kind of plant)
  3. mulberry seeds

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ricinus ricinī
genitive ricinī ricinōrum
dative ricinō ricinīs
accusative ricinum ricinōs
ablative ricinō ricinīs
vocative ricine ricinī

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • ricinus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ricinus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette