basiliscus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek βασιλίσκος (basilískos, royal, imperial), from βασιλεύς (basileús, king).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

basiliscus m (genitive basiliscī); second declension

  1. a basilisk or cockatrice

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative basiliscus basiliscī
Genitive basiliscī basiliscōrum
Dative basiliscō basiliscīs
Accusative basiliscum basiliscōs
Ablative basiliscō basiliscīs
Vocative basilisce basiliscī

Descendants[edit]

  • English: basilisk
  • French: basilic
  • Italian: basilisco
  • Portuguese: basilisco
  • Spanish: basilisco

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