acetabuliformis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin; from acetabulum ‎(cup, calyx) +‎ forma ‎(form, shape).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /a.ke.ta.bu.liˈfor.mis/, [a.kɛ.ta.bʊ.lɪˈfɔr.mɪs]

Adjective[edit]

acetabuliformis m, f ‎(neuter acetabuliforme); third declension

  1. concave, depressed

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative acetabuliformis acetabuliforme acetabuliformēs acetabuliformia
genitive acetabuliformis acetabuliformium
dative acetabuliformī acetabuliformibus
accusative acetabuliformem acetabuliforme acetabuliformēs acetabuliformia
ablative acetabuliformī acetabuliformibus
vocative acetabuliformis acetabuliforme acetabuliformēs acetabuliformia

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.