mordax

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mordeō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mordax m, f, n (genitive mordācis); third declension

  1. biting; snappish; tart
  2. cutting
  3. caustic

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative mordax mordax mordācēs mordācia
genitive mordācis mordācis mordācium mordācium
dative mordācī mordācī mordācibus mordācibus
accusative mordācem mordax mordācēs mordācia
ablative mordācī mordācī mordācibus mordācibus
vocative mordax mordax mordācēs mordācia

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