conger

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See also: Conger and cóng'ér

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

conger (plural congers)

  1. Any of several scaleless marine eels, of the genus Conger, found in coastal waters
    Synonym: conger eel
  2. (historical) A chain of booksellers.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

conger m (genitive congrī); second declension

  1. conger eel

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (nominative singular in -er).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative conger congrī
Genitive congrī congrōrum
Dative congrō congrīs
Accusative congrum congrōs
Ablative congrō congrīs
Vocative conger congrī

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: congre
  • English: conger
  • French: congre
  • Galician: congro
  • Italian: grongo
  • Portuguese: congro
  • Spanish: congrio

References[edit]

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