cantharis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cantharis, from Ancient Greek κανθαρίς (kantharís).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cantharis (plural cantharides)

  1. singular form of cantharides

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κανθαρίς (kantharís, blister-beetle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cantharis f (genitive cantharidis); third declension

  1. The Spanish fly, Lytta vesicatoria, and the poison of it.
  2. A worm injurious to the vine and rose.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative cantharis cantharidēs
genitive cantharidis cantharidum
dative cantharidī cantharidibus
accusative cantharidem cantharidēs
ablative cantharide cantharidibus
vocative cantharis cantharidēs

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