bacillum

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Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of baculum (staff, walking stick).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bacillum n (genitive bacillī); second declension

  1. A small staff or wand.
  2. The shaft or handle of a tool or weapon.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative bacillum bacilla
genitive bacillī bacillōrum
dative bacillō bacillīs
accusative bacillum bacilla
ablative bacillō bacillīs
vocative bacillum bacilla

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