auceps

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From avis (bird) +‎ -ceps (catcher), from capio.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

auceps m (genitive aucupis); third declension

  1. a bird-catcher; fowler
  2. (figuratively) eavesdropper

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative auceps aucupēs
genitive aucupis aucupum
dative aucupī aucupibus
accusative aucupem aucupēs
ablative aucupe aucupibus
vocative auceps aucupēs

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References[edit]

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