bonasus

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

bonasus (plural not attested)

  1. A bonnacon.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek βόνᾱσος (bónāsos, european bison).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bonāsus m (genitive bonāsī); second declension

  1. A species of bull in Poeonia (in Macedonia), with the hair of a horse, and with horns unfit for fighting.

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative bonāsus bonāsī
Genitive bonāsī bonāsōrum
Dative bonāsō bonāsīs
Accusative bonāsum bonāsōs
Ablative bonāsō bonāsīs
Vocative bonāse bonāsī

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • bonasus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • bonasus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette