Portunus

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Etymology[edit]

After Latin Portunus (Portunes, Portumnes), the Roman god of harbors and ports.

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Portunus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Portunidae – certain swimming crabs.

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Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from portus (harbor).

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Proper noun[edit]

Portūnus m (genitive Portūnī); second declension

  1. a minor Roman god, protector of harbors, also called Palaemon

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular
nominative Portūnus
genitive Portūnī
dative Portūnō
accusative Portūnum
ablative Portūnō
vocative Portūne

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