Leucippus

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Etymology[edit]

Latin Leucippus, from Ancient Greek Λεύκιππος (Leúkippos)

Proper noun[edit]

Leucippus m?

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Trochilidae – certain hummingbirds.

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References[edit]

  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Λεύκιππος (Leúkippos).

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Proper noun[edit]

Leucippus m (genitive Leucippī); second declension

  1. The father of Phoebe and Hilaira, who were carried off by Castor and Pollux
  2. A son of Hercules
  3. A Grecian philosopher, disciple of Zeno of Elea

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular
nominative Leucippus
genitive Leucippī
dative Leucippō
accusative Leucippum
ablative Leucippō
vocative Leucippe

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