promiscuus

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Etymology[edit]

From prō + misceō (mix).

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Adjective[edit]

prōmiscuus m (feminine prōmiscua, neuter prōmiscuum); first/second declension

  1. not separate or distinct, mixed; mutual, shared
  2. indiscriminate, promiscuous
  3. (grammar) epicene
  4. common, usual, general

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative prōmiscuus prōmiscua prōmiscuum prōmiscuī prōmiscuae prōmiscua
genitive prōmiscuī prōmiscuae prōmiscuī prōmiscuōrum prōmiscuārum prōmiscuōrum
dative prōmiscuō prōmiscuae prōmiscuō prōmiscuīs prōmiscuīs prōmiscuīs
accusative prōmiscuum prōmiscuam prōmiscuum prōmiscuōs prōmiscuās prōmiscua
ablative prōmiscuō prōmiscuā prōmiscuō prōmiscuīs prōmiscuīs prōmiscuīs
vocative prōmiscue prōmiscua prōmiscuum prōmiscuī prōmiscuae prōmiscua

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References[edit]

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