impennis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin; from im- +‎ penna (feather, fin, wing).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

impennis m, f (neuter impenne); third declension

  1. without feathers (of flight)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative impennis impenne impennēs impennia
genitive impennis impennis impennium impennium
dative impennī impennī impennibus impennibus
accusative impennem impenne impennēs impennia
ablative impennī impennī impennibus impennibus
vocative impennis impenne impennēs impennia

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.

Derived terms[edit]