phoca

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin phoca, from Ancient Greek φώκη (phṓkē).

Noun[edit]

phoca (plural phocas or phocae)

  1. (obsolete except as Phoca) A seal.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.viii:
      His charet swift in haste he thither steard, / Which with a teeme of scaly Phocas bound / Was drawne vpon the waues, that fomed him around.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek φώκη (phṓkē).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

phōca f (genitive phōcae); first declension

  1. seal (marine animal)

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative phōca phōcae
genitive phōcae phōcārum
dative phōcae phōcīs
accusative phōcam phōcās
ablative phōcā phōcīs
vocative phōca phōcae

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