cingulum

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cingulum ‎(plural cingula)

  1. A ridge that girdles the base of an upper molar tooth
  2. (zoology) A distinct girdle or band of color; a raised spiral line as seen on certain univalve shells.
  3. (zoology) The clitellus of earthworms.

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From cingō(surround, encompass; gird).

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Noun[edit]

cingulum n ‎(genitive cingulī); second declension

  1. A girdle which encircles the hips; zone, belt; sword-belt; sash.
  2. (figuratively) A girdle of the earth; zone.

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Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cingulum cingula
genitive cingulī cingulōrum
dative cingulō cingulīs
accusative cingulum cingula
ablative cingulō cingulīs
vocative cingulum cingula

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