tonsor

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

tonsor (plural tonsors)

  1. (obsolete) A barber.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir Walter Scott to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tondeō (shear, shave).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tōnsor m (genitive tōnsoris); third declension

  1. a hair cutter, barber
  2. one who prunes or clips plants

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative tōnsor tōnsorēs
genitive tōnsoris tōnsorum
dative tōnsorī tōnsoribus
accusative tōnsorem tōnsorēs
ablative tōnsore tōnsoribus
vocative tōnsor tōnsorēs

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