cardo

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See also: cardò and cardó

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin, a hinge.

Noun[edit]

cardo (plural cardines)

  1. (zoology) The basal joint of the maxilla in insects
  2. (zoology) The hinge of a bivalve shell.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin carduus.

Noun[edit]

cardo m (plural cardi)

  1. thistle
  2. teasel

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

cardo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of cardare

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See carduus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cardō m (genitive cardinis); third declension

  1. hinge (of a door or gate), usually a pivot and socket in Roman times.
  2. (by extension) a tenon, mortice, or socket
  3. (figuratively) turning point, critical moment or action

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative cardō cardinēs
genitive cardinis cardinum
dative cardinī cardinibus
accusative cardinem cardinēs
ablative cardine cardinibus
vocative cardō cardinēs

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

cardo m (plural cardos)

  1. thistle (plant)

Related terms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin carduus.

Noun[edit]

cardo m (plural cardos)

  1. thistle
  2. cardoon

Verb[edit]

cardo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of cardar.