vestibulum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin, vestibule.

Noun[edit]

vestibulum (plural vestibula)

  1. (zoology) A cavity into which, in certain bryozoans, the esophagus and anus open.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From vesti(ō) (to dress) +‎ -bulum, probably from the sense of "a place to dress."

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Noun[edit]

vestibulum n (genitive vestibulī); second declension

  1. vestibule, forecourt, an enclosed area at the front of a house.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative vestibulum vestibula
genitive vestibulī vestibulōrum
dative vestibulō vestibulīs
accusative vestibulum vestibula
ablative vestibulō vestibulīs
vocative vestibulum vestibula

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