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

Inflection[edit]

First declension, 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
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “acalephe”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • acalephe in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • acalephe in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers