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From Latin comedō ‎(glutton).



comedo ‎(plural comedones or comedos)

  1. a blackhead
    • 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.

Derived terms[edit]



From con- +‎ edō ‎(I eat).



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

  1. I eat or chew up
  2. I consume or devour
  3. I fret or chafe
  4. I waste or squander


   Conjugation of comedo (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present comedō comedis comedit comedimus comeditis 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 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 comedās comedat comedāmus comedātis comedant
imperfect comederem comederēs comederet comederēmus comederētis comederent
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 comedite
future comeditō comeditō comeditōte comeduntō
passive present comedere comediminī
future comeditor comeditor comeduntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives comedere comēdisse comēsūrus esse comedī comēsus esse comēsum īrī
participles comedēns comēsūrus comēsus comedendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
comedere comedendī comedendō comedendum comēsum comēsū



comedō m ‎(genitive comedōnis); third declension

  1. A glutton, gormandizer.


Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative comedō comedōnēs
genitive comedōnis comedōnum
dative comedōnī comedōnibus
accusative comedōnem comedōnēs
ablative comedōne comedōnibus
vocative comedō comedōnēs