conopeum

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

conopeum (plural conopea)

  1. A thin flap of silica on the external valve face of a diatom

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κωνωπεῖον (kōnōpeîon) (konopeion).

Noun[edit]

cōnōpēum n (genitive cōnōpēī); second declension

  1. mosquito net
  2. canopy

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cōnōpēum cōnōpēa
genitive cōnōpēī cōnōpēōrum
dative cōnōpēō cōnōpēīs
accusative cōnōpēum cōnōpēa
ablative cōnōpēō cōnōpēīs
vocative cōnōpēum cōnōpēa

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References[edit]

  • conopeum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • conopeum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • conopeum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • conopeum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • conopeum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin