galea

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From Latin

Noun[edit]

galea (plural galeae)

  1. a Roman helmet
  2. (botany) an organ or a part of a plant that is shaped like a galea (helmet)
  3. (entomology) a mouthpart found in some species of chewing insect, which is shaped like a galea (helmet)
  4. (surgery) A kind of bandage for the head.
  5. (medicine) A headache extending all over the head.

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Noun[edit]

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galea f (plural galee)

  1. galley ((nautical) A long, slender Mediterranean ship propelled primarily by oars and sails)
  2. helmet (roman leather helmet)

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Latin[edit]

Roman galea

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Ancient Greek γαλέη (galéē, weasel, marten), with a sense development “weasel, marten” → “hide of weasel, marten” → “helmet made of hide”.

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Noun[edit]

galea f (genitive galeae); first declension

  1. a helmet.
  2. vocative singular of galea

galeā f

  1. ablative singular of galea

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative galea galeae
genitive galeae galeārum
dative galeae galeīs
accusative galeam galeās
ablative galeā galeīs
vocative galea galeae

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