ruficollis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin; from rufus (red) +‎ collum (stem, neck).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ruficollis m, f (neuter ruficolle); third declension

  1. having a red stem or neck

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative ruficollis ruficolle ruficollēs ruficollia
genitive ruficollis ruficollis ruficollium ruficollium
dative ruficollī ruficollī ruficollibus ruficollibus
accusative ruficollem ruficolle ruficollēs ruficollia
ablative ruficollī ruficollī ruficollibus ruficollibus
vocative ruficollis ruficolle ruficollēs ruficollia

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.