septentrio

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Etymology[edit]

Literally "seven plow ox," from septem (seven) + triō (plow ox), from the stem of terere (to rub), referring to the stars of Ursa Major or Ursa Minor

Noun[edit]

septentriō f (genitive septentriōnis); third declension

  1. north
  2. north wind

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Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative septentriō septentriōnēs
genitive septentriōnis septentriōnum
dative septentriōnī septentriōnibus
accusative septentriōnem septentriōnēs
ablative septentriōne septentriōnibus
vocative septentriō septentriōnēs

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