pulvillus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin, a little cushion.

Noun[edit]

pulvillus (plural pulvilli)

  1. (zoology) One of the minute cushions on the feet of certain insects.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

pulvillus m (genitive pulvillī); second declension (Diminutive of: pulvinus)

  1. little pillow

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pulvillus pulvillī
genitive pulvillī pulvillōrum
dative pulvillō pulvillīs
accusative pulvillum pulvillōs
ablative pulvillō pulvillīs
vocative pulville pulvillī