ruficeps

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From rufus (red) +‎ -ceps (headed).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ruficeps m, f, n (genitive ruficipis); third declension

  1. (New Latin) red-headed

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative ruficeps ruficeps ruficipēs ruficipia
genitive ruficipis ruficipis ruficipium ruficipium
dative ruficipī ruficipī ruficipibus ruficipibus
accusative ruficipem ruficeps ruficipēs ruficipia
ablative ruficipī ruficipī ruficipibus ruficipibus
vocative ruficeps ruficeps ruficipēs ruficipia

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.