attagen

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin attagēn.

Noun[edit]

attagen (plural attagens)

  1. A sandgrouse (Syrrhaptes paradoxus) found in Asia and rarely in southern Europe.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for attagen in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ᾰ̓ττᾰγήν (attagḗn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

attagēn m (genitive attagēnis); third declension

  1. A type of ground bird, probably a partridge or francolin.

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative attagēn attagēnēs
genitive attagēnis attagēnum
dative attagēnī attagēnibus
accusative attagēnem attagēnēs
ablative attagēne attagēnibus
vocative attagēn attagēnēs

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