struthio

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Latin[edit]

strūthiōnēs (ostriches)

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek στρουθίων (strouthíōn); or shortened from strūthiocamēlus, from Ancient Greek στρουθιοκάμηλος (strouthiokámēlos), from στρουθόs (strouthós, sparrow) + κάμηλος (kámēlos, camel). The first element of both Greek words is likely related to Latin turdus (thrush).

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Noun[edit]

strūthiō m (genitive strūthiōnis); third declension

  1. ostrich

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative strūthiō strūthiōnēs
genitive strūthiōnis strūthiōnum
dative strūthiōnī strūthiōnibus
accusative strūthiōnem strūthiōnēs
ablative strūthiōne strūthiōnibus
vocative strūthiō strūthiōnēs

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