articulus

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Latin.

Noun[edit]

articulus (plural articuli)

  1. (zoology) A joint of the cirri of the Crinoidea; a joint or segment of an arthropod appendage.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive from artus (joint; limbs).

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Noun[edit]

articulus m (genitive articulī); second declension

  1. A point connecting various parts of the body; joint, knot, knuckle.
  2. a limb, member, finger
  3. (grammar) a short clause; a single word; pronoun, pronominal adjective or article
  4. (figuratively) a member, part, division, point, article
  5. (figuratively) a point in time, moment; division of time, space

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative articulus articulī
genitive articulī articulōrum
dative articulō articulīs
accusative articulum articulōs
ablative articulō articulīs
vocative articule articulī

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