ruficornis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From rufus (red) + cornus (horn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ruficornis m, f (neuter ruficorne); third declension

  1. red-horned

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative ruficornis ruficorne ruficornēs ruficornia
genitive ruficornis ruficornis ruficornium ruficornium
dative ruficornī ruficornī ruficornibus ruficornibus
accusative ruficornem ruficorne ruficornēs ruficornia
ablative ruficornī ruficornī ruficornibus ruficornibus
vocative ruficornis ruficorne ruficornēs ruficornia

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.