acridens

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin, from acer (sharp) +‎ dens (tooth, tusk).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

acridens (genitive acridentis); third declension

  1. Having sharp teeth or tusks

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative acridēns acridentēs acridentia
genitive acridentis acridentium
dative acridentī acridentibus
accusative acridentem acridēns acridentēs acridentia
ablative acridentī acridentibus
vocative acridēns acridentēs acridentia

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.