stabilimentum

EnglishEdit

 
A stabilimentum

EtymologyEdit

Latin

NounEdit

stabilimentum (plural stabilimenta)

  1. A particular web structure made by some spiders.
    • 1912, John Henry Comstock, The Spider Book: A Manual for the Study of the Spiders and Their Near Relatives, the Scorpions, Pseudoscorpions, Whip-scorpions, Harvestmen, and Other Members of the Class Arachnida:
      The stabilimentum of Cyclosa differs greatly from that of a garden spider. It often consists largely of the remains of the insects that the spider has destroyed fastened together and in place with threads of silk.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From stabilio +‎ -mentum

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

stabilīmentum n (genitive stabilīmentī); second declension

  1. stay, support, stabiliment

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative stabilīmentum stabilīmenta
Genitive stabilīmentī stabilīmentōrum
Dative stabilīmentō stabilīmentīs
Accusative stabilīmentum stabilīmenta
Ablative stabilīmentō stabilīmentīs
Vocative stabilīmentum stabilīmenta

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