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Etymology edit

From vulgus (the multitude, the masses) +‎ -āris.

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Adjective edit

vulgāris (neuter vulgāre, superlative vulgārissimus, adverb vulgāre or vulgāriter); third-declension two-termination adjective

  1. common, usual, commonly known
  2. simple, plain

Usage notes edit

In New Latin, within taxonomic binomial nomenclature, vulgaris is a specific epithet in many genera, across all kingdoms, denoting a common (prevalent) species of the genus (for example, Beta vulgaris, Vespula vulgaris, Sturnus vulgaris), and within disease classification and nomenclature (nosology), it denotes the common or classic form of any of various disorders (for example, acne vulgaris, impetigo vulgaris, psoriasis vulgaris).

Declension edit

Third-declension two-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative vulgāris vulgāre vulgārēs vulgāria
Genitive vulgāris vulgārium
Dative vulgārī vulgāribus
Accusative vulgārem vulgāre vulgārēs
Ablative vulgārī vulgāribus
Vocative vulgāris vulgāre vulgārēs vulgāria

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