bipennis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin bipennis (two-winged)

Noun[edit]

bipennis

  1. An axe with an edge or blade on each side of the handle.

Synonyms[edit]

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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]

bi- +‎ penna (feather)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bipennis m, f (neuter bipenne); third declension

  1. two-edged
  2. two-winged

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative bipennis bipenne bipennēs bipennia
genitive bipennis bipennium
dative bipennī bipennibus
accusative bipennem bipenne bipennēs bipennia
ablative bipennī bipennibus
vocative bipennis bipenne bipennēs bipennia

References[edit]

  • bipennis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • bipennis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • bipennis” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • bipennis in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • bipennis in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin