Sagitta

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Translingual[edit]

Sagitta spp.

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sagitta (arrow, arrowshaft, arrowhead (plant))

Proper noun[edit]

Sagitta f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Sagittidae – typical marine arrow worms.
  2. (obsolete) A taxonomic genus within the family Alismataceae – the arrowheads or duck potatoes, now Sagittaria.

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin Sagitta (the Arrow), from sagitta (an arrow, shaft, bolt).

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Sagitta

  1. (astronomy) A small autumn constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble an arrow. It lies between the constellations of Vulpecula and Aquila.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sagitta (an arrow, shaft, bolt).

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Proper noun[edit]

Sagitta f sg (genitive Sagittae); first declension

  1. (astronomy) the Arrow, Sagitta
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Inflection[edit]

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Sagitta
Genitive Sagittae
Dative Sagittae
Accusative Sagittam
Ablative Sagittā
Vocative Sagitta

Descendants[edit]

  • English: Sagitta

Proper noun[edit]

Sagitta m sg (genitive Sagittae); first declension

  1. A Roman cognomen — famously held by:
    1. Octavius Sagitta, a Roman tribune
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Inflection[edit]

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Sagitta
Genitive Sagittae
Dative Sagittae
Accusative Sagittam
Ablative Sagittā
Vocative Sagitta

References[edit]

  • Sagitta in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette