breviceps

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From brevis (short) +‎ -ceps (headed).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

breviceps m, f, n (genitive brevicipis); third declension

  1. (New Latin) short-headed

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative breviceps breviceps brevicipēs brevicipia
genitive brevicipis brevicipis brevicipium brevicipium
dative brevicipī brevicipī brevicipibus brevicipibus
accusative brevicipem breviceps brevicipēs brevicipia
ablative brevicipī brevicipī brevicipibus brevicipibus
vocative breviceps breviceps brevicipēs brevicipia

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.