osculatio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

osculor (kiss) +‎ -tiō

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

osculātiō f (genitive osculātiōnis); third declension

  1. a kissing; kiss
  2. (medicine) the inosculation of blood vessels

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative osculātiō osculātiōnēs
genitive osculātiōnis osculātiōnum
dative osculātiōnī osculātiōnibus
accusative osculātiōnem osculātiōnēs
ablative osculātiōne osculātiōnibus
vocative osculātiō osculātiōnēs

References[edit]

  • osculatio in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879