acicula

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin pin for a head-dress

Noun[edit]

acicula (plural aciculae)

  1. One of the needlelike or bristlelike spines or prickles of some animals and plants; also, a needlelike crystal.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of acus (needle)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

acicula f (genitive aciculae); first declension

  1. a hairpin or hatpin

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative acicula aciculae
genitive aciculae aciculārum
dative aciculae aciculīs
accusative aciculam aciculās
ablative aciculā aciculīs
vocative acicula aciculae

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