aranea

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Latin[edit]

arānea (spider)

Etymology[edit]

Either from Ancient Greek ἀράχνη (arákhnē) or from the same source. Derivative: arāneus (spider).

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Noun[edit]

arānea f (genitive arāneae); first declension

  1. spider
  2. spider's web, cobweb
  3. (figuratively) threads similar to spiders' webs

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative arānea arāneae
genitive arāneae arāneārum
dative arāneae arāneīs
accusative arāneam arāneās
ablative arāneā arāneīs
vocative arānea arāneae

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References[edit]

  • aranea in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aranea in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “aranea”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • aranea” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)