cauliculus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin cauliculus (little stalk).

Noun[edit]

cauliculus (plural cauliculi)

  1. (architecture) In the Corinthian capital, one of the eight stalks rising out of the lower leafage and terminating in leaves which seem to support the volutes.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of caulis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cauliculus m (genitive cauliculī); second declension

  1. small cabbage
  2. stalk, stem

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cauliculus cauliculī
genitive cauliculī cauliculōrum
dative cauliculō cauliculīs
accusative cauliculum cauliculōs
ablative cauliculō cauliculīs
vocative caulicule cauliculī

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