cavirostris

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin; from cavus (hollow) +‎ rostrum (beak).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cavirostris m, f (neuter cavirostre); third declension

  1. having a hollow beak

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative cavirostris cavirostre cavirostrēs cavirostria
genitive cavirostris cavirostris cavirostrium cavirostrium
dative cavirostrī cavirostrī cavirostribus cavirostribus
accusative cavirostrem cavirostre cavirostrēs cavirostria
ablative cavirostrī cavirostrī cavirostribus cavirostribus
vocative cavirostris cavirostre cavirostrēs cavirostria

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.