tuberculum

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin tuberculum.

NounEdit

tuberculum (plural tubercula)

  1. tubercle

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From tuber (hump, bump, swelling, protuberance; excrescence) +‎ -culum (diminutive suffix).

NounEdit

tūberculum n (genitive tūberculī); second declension

  1. Diminutive of tuber
  2. a small swelling, bump, or protuberance; a boil, pimple, tubercle

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative tūberculum tūbercula
Genitive tūberculī tūberculōrum
Dative tūberculō tūberculīs
Accusative tūberculum tūbercula
Ablative tūberculō tūberculīs
Vocative tūberculum tūbercula

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