pygidium

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin pygidium, from Ancient Greek πυγή (pugḗ, tail)

Noun[edit]

pygidium (plural pygidia or pygidiums)

  1. (zoology) The caudal plate of trilobites, crustacea, and certain insects.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin pygidium, from Ancient Greek πυγή (pugḗ, tail).

Noun[edit]

pygidium m (plural pygidiums)

  1. pygidium



Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πυγή (pugḗ, tail).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pygidium n (genitive pygidiī); second declension

  1. (New Latin) pygidium

Declension[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pygidium pygidia
genitive pygidiī pygidiōrum
dative pygidiō pygidiīs
accusative pygidium pygidia
ablative pygidiō pygidiīs
vocative pygidium pygidia