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EtymologyEdit

From Latin sacculus.

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NounEdit

sacculus (plural sacculi)

  1. (obsolete) A small bag of herbs or medicinal substances, applied to the body.
    • 1621, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy, Oxford: Printed by Iohn Lichfield and Iames Short, for Henry Cripps, OCLC 216894069; The Anatomy of Melancholy, 2nd corrected and augmented edition, Oxford: Printed by John Lichfield and James Short, for Henry Cripps, 1624, OCLC 54573970, (please specify |partition=1, 2, or 3):
      , II.4.1.v:
      Sacculi, or little bags of herbs, flowers, seeds, roots, and the like, applied to the head […].
  2. (anatomy, biology) A small sac.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Diminutive of saccus (sack, bag, purse).

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NounEdit

sacculus m (genitive sacculī); second declension

  1. A small bag or sack; purse, sachet.

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sacculus sacculī
genitive sacculī sacculōrum
dative sacculō sacculīs
accusative sacculum sacculōs
ablative sacculō sacculīs
vocative saccule sacculī

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