catoblepas

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek καταβλέπω (katablépō) "to look downwards" ?= κατά + βλέπω

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

catōblepas m (genitive catōblepae); first declension

  1. A type of horned wild animal found in Ethiopia.
  2. A mythical creature with powers similar to a basilisk.

Inflection[edit]

First declension, Greek type masculine in -ās.

Number Singular Plural
nominative catōblepās catōblepae
genitive catōblepae catōblepārum
dative catōblepae catōblepīs
accusative catōblepān catōblepās
ablative catōblepā catōblepīs
vocative catōblepa catōblepae