bestiola

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin bēstiola.

Noun[edit]

bestiola f (plural bestiole)

  1. Little animal or beast, creature

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bēstia (beast) +‎ -ola

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bēstiola f (genitive bēstiolae); first declension

  1. diminutive of bēstia
  2. a little creature or beast
  3. vocative singular of bēstiola

bēstiolā f

  1. ablative singular of bēstiola

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative bēstiola bēstiolae
genitive bēstiolae bēstiolārum
dative bēstiolae bēstiolīs
accusative bēstiolam bēstiolās
ablative bēstiolā bēstiolīs
vocative bēstiola bēstiolae

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References[edit]

  • bestiola in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • bestiola in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • bestiola in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette