bacillum

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Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of baculum (staff, walking stick).

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Noun[edit]

bacillum n (genitive bacillī); second declension

  1. A small staff or wand.
  2. The shaft or handle of a tool or weapon.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative bacillum bacilla
Genitive bacillī bacillōrum
Dative bacillō bacillīs
Accusative bacillum bacilla
Ablative bacillō bacillīs
Vocative bacillum bacilla

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