acalephe

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Noun[edit]

acalephe

  1. Alternative form of acaleph
    • 1853, William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, et al., The Quarterly Review, volume 93:
      The acalephe passes through both the infusorial stage and the polype stage...

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἀκαλήφη (akalḗphē, stinging-nettle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

acalēphē f (genitive acalēphēs); first declension

  1. a nettle

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun (Greek-type).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative acalēphē acalēphae
Genitive acalēphēs acalēphārum
Dative acalēphae acalēphīs
Accusative acalēphēn acalēphās
Ablative acalēphē acalēphīs
Vocative acalēphē acalēphae

References[edit]

  • acalephe in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • acalephe in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • acalephe in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • acalephe in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers