teredo

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin terēdō, from Ancient Greek τερηδών (terēdṓn, wood-worm).

Noun[edit]

teredo (plural teredos or teredoes)

  1. (zoology) A shipworm (of genus Teredo).

Translations[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τερηδών (terēdṓn, woodworm).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

terēdō f (genitive terēdinis); third declension

  1. woodworm, boring-worm, wood-fretter
  2. moth

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative terēdō terēdinēs
genitive terēdinis terēdinum
dative terēdinī terēdinibus
accusative terēdinem terēdinēs
ablative terēdine terēdinibus
vocative terēdō terēdinēs

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