grex

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

grex (plural greges)

  1. A multicellular aggregate of amoeba.
  2. A kind of group used in horticultural nomenclature, applied to the progeny of an artificial cross from specified parents.

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ger- (to assemble, gather together), see also Lithuanian gurguole (mass, crowd) and gurgulys (chaos, confusion), Old Church Slavonic грусти (grusti, handful), and Ancient Greek ἀγείρω (ageirō, I gather, collect).

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Noun[edit]

grex m (genitive gregis); third declension

  1. (of animals) flock, herd, drove, swarm
  2. (of people) company, band, troop, crowd, clique
  3. bundle of rods

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative grex gregēs
genitive gregis gregum
dative gregī gregibus
accusative gregem gregēs
ablative grege gregibus
vocative grex gregēs

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