corax

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek κόραξ ‎(kórax).

Noun[edit]

corax m ‎(genitive coracis); third declension

  1. raven
  2. battering ram (or similar siege engine)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative corax coracēs
genitive coracis coracum
dative coracī coracibus
accusative coracem coracēs
ablative corace coracibus
vocative corax coracēs

References[edit]

  • corax in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • corax in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • corax in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • corax in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • corax in William Smith., editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly