Picumnus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pīcus (woodpecker), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)peyk- (woodpecker; magpie) + *mno-.

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Proper Noun[edit]

Pīcumnus m (genitive Pīcumnī); second declension

  1. a minor Roman god of the fields, matrimony, and fertility

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Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative Pīcumnus Pīcumnī
genitive Pīcumnī Pīcumnōrum
dative Pīcumnō Pīcumnīs
accusative Pīcumnum Pīcumnōs
ablative Pīcumnō Pīcumnīs
vocative Pīcumne Pīcumnī

Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Pīcumnus (a Roman diety personifying a woodpecker), from pīcus (woodpecker), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)peyk- (woodpecker; magpie) + *mno-.

Proper noun[edit]

Picumnus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Picidae — the piculets.

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References[edit]

  • 2006, Gill, F. and Wright, M., Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276: