comedo

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin comedō (glutton).

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Noun[edit]

comedo (plural comedones or comedos)

  1. (medicine) A blackhead or whitehead.
    • 1964, Anthony Burgess, Nothing Like the Sun:
      Lying on, in, under her, I pore with squinnying eyes on a mole on that browngold rivercolour riverripple skin with its smell of sun, or else a tiny unsqueezed comedo by the flat and splaying nose.

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin cōmoedus, from Ancient Greek κωμῳδός (kōmōidós, chorus singer; comic poet), from κωμῳδία (kōmōidía, comedy, play).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /koˈmɛ.do/
  • Rhymes: -ɛdo
  • Hyphenation: co‧mè‧do

Noun[edit]

comedo m (plural comedi) (literary)

  1. a writer of comedies
  2. an actor of comedies

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References[edit]

  • comedo in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From con- +‎ edō (I eat).

Verb[edit]

comedō (present infinitive comedere or comēsse, perfect active comēdī, supine comēsum); third conjugation, irregular

  1. I eat or chew up
  2. I consume or devour
  3. I fret or chafe
  4. I waste or squander
Conjugation[edit]
   Conjugation of comedō (third conjugation, some irregular alternative forms)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present comedō comedis,
comēs
comedit,
comēst
comedimus comeditis,
comēstis
comedunt
imperfect comedēbam comedēbās comedēbat comedēbāmus comedēbātis comedēbant
future comedam comedēs comedet comedēmus comedētis comedent
perfect comēdī comēdistī comēdit comēdimus comēdistis comēdērunt,
comēdēre
pluperfect comēderam comēderās comēderat comēderāmus comēderātis comēderant
future perfect comēderō comēderis comēderit comēderimus comēderitis comēderint
passive present comedor comederis,
comedere
comeditur,
comēstur
comedimur comediminī comeduntur
imperfect comedēbar comedēbāris,
comedēbāre
comedēbātur comedēbāmur comedēbāminī comedēbantur
future comedar comedēris,
comedēre
comedētur comedēmur comedēminī comedentur
perfect comēsus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect comēsus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect comēsus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present comedam,
comedim
comedās,
comedīs
comedat,
comedit
comedāmus,
comedīmus
comedātis,
comedītis
comedant,
comedint
imperfect comederem,
comēssem
comederēs,
comēssēs
comederet,
comēsset
comederēmus,
comēssēmus
comederētis,
comēssētis
comederent,
comēssent
perfect comēderim comēderīs comēderit comēderīmus comēderītis comēderint
pluperfect comēdissem comēdissēs comēdisset comēdissēmus comēdissētis comēdissent
passive present comedar comedāris,
comedāre
comedātur comedāmur comedāminī comedantur
imperfect comederer comederēris,
comederēre
comederētur comederēmur comederēminī comederentur
perfect comēsus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect comēsus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present comede,
comēs
comedite,
comēste
future comeditō,
comēstō
comeditō,
comēstō
comeditōte,
comēstōte
comeduntō
passive present comedere comediminī
future comeditor comeditor comeduntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives comedere,
comēsse
comēdisse comēsūrum esse comedī comēsum esse comēsum īrī
participles comedēns comēsūrus comēsus comedendus,
comedundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
comedendī comedendō comedendum comedendō comēsum comēsū
  • Perf. pass. part. can also be comestus.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From comedō +‎ .

Noun[edit]

comedō m (genitive comedōnis); third declension

  1. A glutton, gormandizer.
Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative comedō comedōnēs
Genitive comedōnis comedōnum
Dative comedōnī comedōnibus
Accusative comedōnem comedōnēs
Ablative comedōne comedōnibus
Vocative comedō comedōnēs
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References[edit]

  • comedo”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • comedo”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • comedo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette