cetus

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See also: Cetus

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek κῆτος (kêtos, any sea-monster or huge fish).

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Noun[edit]

cētus m (genitive cētī); second declension

  1. Any large sea-animal, such as a whale, shark, seal, dog-fish, dolphin, or tuna, or a sea monster.
  2. The constellation Cetus, the Whale.

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cētus cētī
Genitive cētī cētōrum
Dative cētō cētīs
Accusative cētum cētōs
Ablative cētō cētīs
Vocative cēte cētī

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