bucinum

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From būcina (bugle; curved war trumpet), from bōs + canō (sing).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

būcinum n (genitive būcinī); second declension

  1. trumpet call, blast on a trumpet
  2. a kind of shellfish

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative būcinum būcina
genitive būcinī būcinōrum
dative būcinō būcinīs
accusative būcinum būcina
ablative būcinō būcinīs
vocative būcinum būcina

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • bucinum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “bucinum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • bucinum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • bucinum in Samuel Ball Platner (1929), Thomas Ashby, editor, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, London: Oxford University Press