Plinius

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Plinius

  1. Pliny

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From the Roman gens Plinia, an Italic name of obscure origin; possibly from the insubric (Gaulish) root Plina, through rhotacism from prina. Or, from a north Italic word for "bald."

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Plīnius m (genitive Plīniī); second declension

  1. a Roman nomen gentile, gens or "family name", famously held by:
    1. Gaius Plinius Secundus, Pliny the Elder

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Second declension.

Case Singular
Nominative Plīnius
Genitive Plīniī
Plīnī1
Dative Plīniō
Accusative Plīnium
Ablative Plīniō
Vocative Plīnī

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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