acridens

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin; from acer (sharp) +‎ dens (tooth, tusk).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

acridens m, f, n (genitive acridentis); third declension

  1. Having sharp teeth or tusks

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative acridens acridens acridentēs acridentia
genitive acridentis acridentis acridentium acridentium
dative acridentī acridentī acridentibus acridentibus
accusative acridentem acridens acridentēs acridentia
ablative acridentī acridentī acridentibus acridentibus
vocative acridens acridens acridentēs acridentia

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.