canalicula

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Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of canālis (channel; pipe, gutter), from canna (cane, reed), from Ancient Greek κάννα (kánna, reed).

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Noun[edit]

canālicula f (genitive canāliculae); first declension

  1. A small channel, pipe or gutter.
  2. A splint for broken bones, gutter-splint.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative canālicula canāliculae
genitive canāliculae canāliculārum
dative canāliculae canāliculīs
accusative canāliculam canāliculās
ablative canāliculā canāliculīs
vocative canālicula canāliculae

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References[edit]

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