cavirostris

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin; from cavus (hollow) +‎ rōstrum (beak).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cavirōstris (neuter cavirōstre); third declension

  1. having a hollow beak

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative cavirōstris cavirōstre cavirōstrēs cavirōstria
Genitive cavirōstris cavirōstrium
Dative cavirōstrī cavirōstribus
Accusative cavirōstrem cavirōstre cavirōstrēs, cavirōstrīs cavirōstria
Ablative cavirōstrī cavirōstribus
Vocative cavirōstris cavirōstre cavirōstrēs cavirōstria

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.