canaliculus

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin canāliculus (small channel, pipe or gutter), diminutive of canālis (channel; pipe, gutter), from canna (cane, reed), from Ancient Greek κάννα (kánna, reed).

Noun[edit]

canaliculus (plural canaliculi)

  1. (anatomy) Any of many small canals or ducts in the body, such as in the bone, or in some plants

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of canālis (channel; pipe, gutter), from canna (cane, reed), from Ancient Greek κάννα (kánna, reed).

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Noun[edit]

canāliculus m (genitive canāliculī); second declension

  1. A small channel, pipe or gutter.
  2. A splint for broken bones, gutter-splint.

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Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative canāliculus canāliculī
genitive canāliculī canāliculōrum
dative canāliculō canāliculīs
accusative canāliculum canāliculōs
ablative canāliculō canāliculīs
vocative canālicule canāliculī

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References[edit]

  • canaliculus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • canaliculus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • canaliculus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • canaliculus in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • canaliculus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin