conger

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Via Middle English, from Old French congre, from Latin conger from Ancient Greek γόγγρος ‎(góngros), from Proto-Indo-European *geng-, *gong- ‎(a lump, rounded object).

Noun[edit]

conger ‎(plural congers)

  1. Any of several scaleless marine eels, of the genus Conger, found in coastal waters

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek γόγγρος ‎(góngros), from Proto-Indo-European *geng-, *gong- ‎(a lump, rounded object).

Noun[edit]

conger m ‎(genitive congrī); second declension

  1. A conger eel

Inflection[edit]

Second declension, nominative singular in -er.

Case Singular Plural
nominative conger congrī
genitive congrī congrōrum
dative congrō congrīs
accusative congrum congrōs
ablative congrō congrīs
vocative conger1 congrī

1May also be congre.

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References[edit]

  • conger in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • conger in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers