sacculus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sacculus.

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Noun[edit]

sacculus (plural sacculi)

  1. (obsolete) A small bag of herbs or medicinal substances, applied to the body.
  2. (anatomy, biology) A small sac.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of saccus (sack, bag, purse).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sacculus m (genitive sacculī); second declension

  1. A small bag or sack; purse, sachet.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative sacculus sacculī
genitive sacculī sacculōrum
dative sacculō sacculīs
accusative sacculum sacculōs
ablative sacculō sacculīs
vocative saccule sacculī

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References[edit]

  • sacculus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • The Poetry of Gaius Valerius Catullus, WikiBooks. URL accessed on 2009-05-16.