cochlear

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

cochlear (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy) Of or pertaining to the cochlea.

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cochlea (snail”, “snail-shell) +‎ -ar (suffix forming neuter nouns)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cochlear n (genitive cochleāris); third declension

  1. a spoon
  2. a spoonful (as a measure for liquids)
    1. (specifically, in medicine and pharmacy) a spoonful (a measurement of dose, equal to half a cheme or ¹⁄₁₄₄ of a cotyla)

Declension[edit]

Third declension neuter "pure" i-stem.

Number Singular Plural
nominative cochlear cochleāria
genitive cochleāris cochleārium
dative cochleārī cochleāribus
accusative cochlear cochleāria
ablative cochleārī cochleāribus
vocative cochlear cochleāria

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • cŏclĕar (cochl-) in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • cŏchlĕăr et cŏchlĕāre” on page 332/3 of Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • “coc(h)lear(e)” on page 341/1 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)
  • “cochlearis (mascul.)” on page 194/2 of Jan Frederik Niermeyer’s Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus (1976)