cincinnus

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English[edit]

A cincinnus viewed from above (left) and laterally (right)

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin cincinnus (a lock of hair)

Noun[edit]

cincinnus (plural cincinni)

  1. (botany), a type of monochasium on which the successive axes arise alternately in respect to the preceding one; a scorpioid cyme.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κῐ́κῐννος (kíkinnos), from Proto-Indo-European *kenk-.

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Noun[edit]

cincinnus m (genitive cincinnī); second declension

  1. a curled lock of hair

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cincinnus cincinnī
Genitive cincinnī cincinnōrum
Dative cincinnō cincinnīs
Accusative cincinnum cincinnōs
Ablative cincinnō cincinnīs
Vocative cincinne cincinnī

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