apiformis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin; from apis (bee) +‎ forma (form, shape).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

apiformis m, f (neuter apiforme); third declension

  1. having the form of a bee

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative apiformis apiforme apiformēs apiformia
genitive apiformis apiformium
dative apiformī apiformibus
accusative apiformem apiforme apiformēs apiformia
ablative apiformī apiformibus
vocative apiformis apiforme apiformēs apiformia

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.