amigdala

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin amygdala.

Noun[edit]

amigdala f ‎(plural amigdale)

  1. (anatomy) amygdala
  2. (archaeology) hand axe
  3. (geology) amygdaloid

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

amigdala f ‎(genitive amigdalae); first declension

  1. almond tree
  2. almonds
    • c. 1300, Tractatus de Ponderibus et Mensuris
      Item centena cere zucarii piperis cumini amigdalarum & alome continet xiii. petras & dimid’ & quelibet petra continet viii. li.
      Futhermore, the hundred of beeswax, sugar, pepper, cumin, almonds, & alum contains 13½ stone & each such stone contains 8 lbs.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative amigdala amigdalae
genitive amigdalae amigdalārum
dative amigdalae amigdalīs
accusative amigdalam amigdalās
ablative amigdalā amigdalīs
vocative amigdala amigdalae

Noun[edit]

amigdala

  1. nominative plural of amigdalum
  2. accusative plural of amigdalum
  3. vocative plural of amigdalum