pterus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin; from Ancient Greek πτερόν (pterón, wing).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pterus m (feminine ptera, neuter pterum); first/second declension

  1. winged

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative pterus ptera pterum pterī pterae ptera
genitive pterī pterae pterī pterōrum pterārum pterōrum
dative pterō pterae pterō pterīs pterīs pterīs
accusative pterum pteram pterum pterōs pterās ptera
ablative pterō pterā pterō pterīs pterīs pterīs
vocative ptere ptera pterum pterī pterae ptera

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.