curculio

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin, a grain weevil.

Noun[edit]

curculio (plural curculios)

  1. (zoology) Any of the genus Curculio of weevils.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

curculiō f (genitive curculiōnis); third declension

  1. weevil

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative curculiō curculiōnēs
genitive curculiōnis curculiōnum
dative curculiōnī curculiōnibus
accusative curculiōnem curculiōnēs
ablative curculiōne curculiōnibus
vocative curculiō curculiōnēs

Descendants[edit]