cossus

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cossus

  1. masculine plural of cossu

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of uncertain origin[1]; proposed derivations include:

Noun[edit]

cossus m

  1. woodworm (worm or grub found in wood)

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cossus cossī
genitive cossī cossōrum
dative cossō cossīs
accusative cossum cossōs
ablative cossō cossīs
vocative cosse cossī

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • cossus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “cossus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • cossus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • cossus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • cossus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  1. ^ Walde, Alois; Hofmann, Johann Baptist (1938), “cossus”, in Lateinisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 1, 3rd edition, Heidelberg: Carl Winter, page 281