coccum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κόκκος (kókkos, grain, seed, berry).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

coccum n (genitive coccī); second declension

  1. a scarlet berry of various plants
  2. a gall of various trees
  3. the insect, Coccus ilicis, used for producing dye
  4. a scarlet dye, or the cloth dyed with it

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative coccum cocca
genitive coccī coccōrum
dative coccō coccīs
accusative coccum cocca
ablative coccō coccīs
vocative coccum cocca

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References[edit]

  • coccum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • coccum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “coccum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • coccum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)