conus

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See also: CONUS and cônus

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin cōnus (cone)

Noun[edit]

conus (plural coni)

  1. (obsolete, geometry) A cone.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for conus in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κῶνος (kônos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cōnus m (genitive cōnī); second declension

  1. cone

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cōnus cōnī
genitive cōnī cōnōrum
dative cōnō cōnīs
accusative cōnum cōnōs
ablative cōnō cōnīs
vocative cōne cōnī

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • conus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • conus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “conus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • conus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)