spica

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

spica (plural spicas or spicae)

  1. A kind of bandage passing, by successive turns and crosses, from an extremity to the trunk.

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

spica f (plural spiche)

  1. ear (of corn); spike (Variant of: spiga)
  2. lavender

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *speih₁- (sharp, sharp stick).

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Noun[edit]

spīca f (genitive spīcae); first declension

  1. (of grain) A head, ear, spike

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative spīca spīcae
genitive spīcae spīcārum
dative spīcae spīcīs
accusative spīcam spīcās
ablative spīcā spīcīs
vocative spīca spīcae

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

spica f

  1. nominative singular feminine of spicy

Verb[edit]

spica f

  1. nominative singular feminine of spicy

Sicilian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin spica (spike, ear (of corn)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈspɪka/
  • Hyphenation: spi‧ca

Noun[edit]

spica f (plural spichi)

  1. spike, ear