spadix

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Via Latin from Ancient Greek, literally "palm branch."

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Noun[edit]

spadix (plural spadices)

  1. (botany) A fleshy spike (inflorescence) with reduced flowers, usually enclosed by a spathe.
  2. (zoology) A special organ of the nautilus, due to a modification of the posterior tentacles.

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Adjective[edit]

spādīx m, f, n (genitive spādīcis); third declension

  1. chestnut
  2. strong brown

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative spādīx spādīx spadicisēs spadicisia
genitive spadicisis spadicisis spadicisium spadicisium
dative spadicisī spadicisī spadicisibus spadicisibus
accusative spadicisem spādīx spadicisēs spadicisia
ablative spadicisī spadicisī spadicisibus spadicisibus
vocative spādīx spādīx spadicisēs spadicisia