percussor

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From percutiō (strike or pierce through; shoot).

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Noun[edit]

percussor m (genitive percussōris); third declension

  1. A stabber, striker, shooter.
  2. A murderer, assassin, bandit; executioner.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative percussor percussōrēs
genitive percussōris percussōrum
dative percussōrī percussōribus
accusative percussōrem percussōrēs
ablative percussōre percussōribus
vocative percussor percussōrēs

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References[edit]

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