Orcus

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English[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Orcus

  1. the Etruscan and Roman god of the underworld
  2. a large trans-Neptunian object and plutino, sometimes referred to as the 'anti-Pluto'

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Etymology[edit]

Some refer it to Proto-Indo-European *h₂erk- (to hold), others to Ancient Greek ὅρκος (hórkos, oath).[1]

Proper noun[edit]

Orcus m (genitive Orcī); second declension

  1. Orcus (god of the underworld)
  2. the underworld
  3. death

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative Orcus Orcī
genitive Orcī Orcōrum
dative Orcō Orcīs
accusative Orcum Orcōs
ablative Orcō Orcīs
vocative Orce Orcī

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Wagenvoort, Studies in Roman Literature, Culture and Religion