cavirostris

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cavirostris m, f ‎(neuter cavirostre); third declension

  1. having a hollow beak

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative cavirostris cavirostre cavirostrēs cavirostria
genitive cavirostris cavirostrium
dative cavirostrī cavirostribus
accusative cavirostrem cavirostre cavirostrēs cavirostria
ablative cavirostrī cavirostribus
vocative cavirostris cavirostre cavirostrēs cavirostria

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.