apiformis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin; from apis (bee) +‎ forma (form, shape).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

apiformis m, f (neuter apiforme); third declension

  1. having the form of a bee

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative apiformis apiforme apiformēs apiformia
genitive apiformis apiformis apiformium apiformium
dative apiformī apiformī apiformibus apiformibus
accusative apiformem apiforme apiformēs apiformia
ablative apiformī apiformī apiformibus apiformibus
vocative apiformis apiforme apiformēs apiformia

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.