conchylium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κόγχη(kónkhē, mussel), from Proto-Indo-European *kongʰ-(shell, mussel).

Noun[edit]

conchȳlium n (genitive conchȳliī); second declension

  1. shellfish
  2. oyster
  3. purple (colour, garments)

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative conchȳlium conchȳlia
genitive conchȳliī conchȳliōrum
dative conchȳliō conchȳliīs
accusative conchȳlium conchȳlia
ablative conchȳliō conchȳliīs
vocative conchȳlium conchȳlia

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