manatus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

manatus m (genitive manatī); second declension

  1. sea cow; dugong or manatee
    • 1705, R. P. Geo. Jos. Camelli ad D. Jacobum Petiver, "De Piscibus Moluscis & Crustaceis Philippensibus", Philosophical Transactions, No. 302, page "2069"
      Duyong Indorum, Peje mulier Hyſpanorum, Haybe Sinarum, eſt Manatus Cluſii, & aliorum.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative manatus manatī
genitive manatī manatōrum
dative manatō manatīs
accusative manatum manatōs
ablative manatō manatīs
vocative manate manatī