tegumentum

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From tegere (to cover, clothe) +‎ -mentum (derivational suffix).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tegumentum n (genitive tegumentī); second declension

  1. cover, covering
  2. clothing
  3. armour
  4. shell or husk (of an animal, fruit etc.)

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative tegumentum tegumenta
Genitive tegumentī tegumentōrum
Dative tegumentō tegumentīs
Accusative tegumentum tegumenta
Ablative tegumentō tegumentīs
Vocative tegumentum tegumenta

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: tegument
  • Esperanto: tegmento
  • French: tégument
  • Ido: tegumento
  • Italian: tegumento
  • Spanish: tegumento

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