aculeus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin aculeus.

Noun[edit]

aculeus (plural aculei)

  1. A prickle growing on the bark, as in some brambles and roses.
  2. A sting.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From acus (needle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

acūleus m (genitive acūleī); second declension

  1. sting, spine, thorn

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative acūleus acūleī
genitive acūleī acūleōrum
dative acūleō acūleīs
accusative acūleum acūleōs
ablative acūleō acūleīs
vocative acūlee acūleī

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