toxicum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τοξικόν (toksikón, poison for arrows), from τοξικός (toksikós, pertaining to bows), from τόξον (tókson, bow).

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Noun[edit]

toxicum n (genitive toxicī); second declension

  1. a poison used on the tips of arrows
  2. any poison

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative toxicum toxica
genitive toxicī toxicōrum
dative toxicō toxicīs
accusative toxicum toxica
ablative toxicō toxicīs
vocative toxicum toxica

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References[edit]

  • toxicum in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879