rubricosta

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin; from ruber (red) +‎ costa (rib).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rubricosta m, f, n (genitive rubricostis); third declension

  1. having red ribs

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative rubricosta rubricosta rubricostēs rubricostia
genitive rubricostis rubricostis rubricostium rubricostium
dative rubricostī rubricostī rubricostibus rubricostibus
accusative rubricostem rubricosta rubricostēs rubricostia
ablative rubricostī rubricostī rubricostibus rubricostibus
vocative rubricosta rubricosta rubricostēs rubricostia

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.