rufipennis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin; from rufus (red) +‎ frōns (feather, fin, wing).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rufipennis m, f (neuter rufipenne); third declension

  1. having a red wing or fin, or red feathers

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative rufipennis rufipenne rufipennēs rufipennia
genitive rufipennis rufipennis rufipennium rufipennium
dative rufipennī rufipennī rufipennibus rufipennibus
accusative rufipennem rufipenne rufipennēs rufipennia
ablative rufipennī rufipennī rufipennibus rufipennibus
vocative rufipennis rufipenne rufipennēs rufipennia

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.