nubecula

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

nubecula (plural nubeculae)

  1. (astronomy) A nebula; specifically, the Magellanic Clouds.
  2. (medicine) A slight spot on the cornea.
  3. (medicine) A cloudy object or appearance in urine.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

nūbēcula f (genitive nūbēculae); first declension (Diminutive of: nūbēs)

  1. cloudlet
  2. dark spot
  3. troubled expression

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative nūbēcula nūbēculae
genitive nūbēculae nūbēculārum
dative nūbēculae nūbēculīs
accusative nūbēculam nūbēculās
ablative nūbēculā nūbēculīs
vocative nūbēcula nūbēculae