Orcus

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Proper noun[edit]

Orcus

  1. the Etruscan and Roman god of the underworld
  2. a large trans-Neptunian object and plutino, sometimes referred to as the 'anti-Pluto'

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain, but possibly from Ancient Greek Ὅρχος.[1]

Proper noun[edit]

Orcus m (genitive Orcī); second declension

  1. Orcus (god of the underworld)
  2. the underworld
  3. death

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative Orcus Orcī
genitive Orcī Orcōrum
dative Orcō Orcīs
accusative Orcum Orcōs
ablative Orcō Orcīs
vocative Orce Orcī

References[edit]

Orcus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wagenvoort, Studies in Roman Literature, Culture and Religion