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The moth Agathia pisina has a white spot at the tornus of each of its hindwings.

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tornus (plural torni)

  1. (entomology) The bottom corner of a wing.

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek τόρνος (tórnos, carpenter's tool for drawing a circle; turning lathe), from Proto-Indo-European *terh₁- (to rub, rub by twisting, twist, turn).

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tornus m (genitive tornī); second declension

  1. A turner's wheel, lathe.
  2. A potter's wheel.

DeclensionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative tornus tornī
Genitive tornī tornōrum
Dative tornō tornīs
Accusative tornum tornōs
Ablative tornō tornīs
Vocative torne tornī

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