constrictor

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from New Latin constrictor.

Noun[edit]

constrictor (plural constrictors)

  1. That which constricts or tightens.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cōnstringo (to compress) +‎ -tor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cōnstrictor m (genitive cōnstrictōris); third declension

  1. constrictor; that which constricts.
  2. (New Latin) Used as a species epithet and in medical Latin

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cōnstrictor cōnstrictōrēs
genitive cōnstrictōris cōnstrictōrum
dative cōnstrictōrī cōnstrictōribus
accusative cōnstrictōrem cōnstrictōrēs
ablative cōnstrictōre cōnstrictōribus
vocative cōnstrictor cōnstrictōrēs

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Formed from the root of Latin constrictus, with the suffix -or; equivalent to New Latin constrictor.

Adjective[edit]

constrictor (feminine singular constrictora, masculine plural constrictores, feminine plural constrictoras)

  1. constricting

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