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EtymologyEdit

From Latin trochilus (a kind of small bird), from Ancient Greek τροχίλος (trokhílos), from τρέχω (trékhō, to run).

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NounEdit

trochilus (plural trochiluses or trochili)

  1. (zoology) Any member of the hummingbird genus Trochilus.
  2. (architecture) An annular moulding whose section is concave, like the edge of a pulley; a scotia.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for trochilus in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek τροχίλος (trokhílos), from τρώγω (trṓgō).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

trochilus m (genitive trochilī); second declension

  1. A kind of small bird
  2. (architecture) trochilus

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative trochilus trochilī
Genitive trochilī trochilōrum
Dative trochilō trochilīs
Accusative trochilum trochilōs
Ablative trochilō trochilīs
Vocative trochile trochilī

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