coxa

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English[edit]

Diagram of an insect’s leg. The coxa is the second segment shown from the left.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin coxa ‎(hip).

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Noun[edit]

coxa ‎(plural coxae)

  1. (anatomy) The basal segment of a limb of various arthropods (insects and spiders, for example).

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin coxa.

Noun[edit]

coxa f ‎(plural coxas)

  1. (anatomy) thigh, the upper leg

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *koks-, whence also Old Irish cos ‎(foot, leg) and Welsh coes ‎(leg, shank).

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Noun[edit]

coxa f ‎(genitive coxae); first declension

  1. hip (joint), hipbone
  2. (Medieval Latin) thigh

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative coxa coxae
genitive coxae coxārum
dative coxae coxīs
accusative coxam coxās
ablative coxā coxīs
vocative coxa coxae

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  • (hip-joint of hipbone): ischion (Grecian)

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin coxa ‎(hip).

Noun[edit]

coxa f (plural coxas)

  1. thigh (part of the leg above the knee)
  2. drumstick (leg of a bird eaten as food)
  3. (arthropod anatomy) coxa (basal segment of some arthropods’ limbs)
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Noun[edit]

coxa m f (plural coxas)

  1. Short for coxa-branca.

Adjective[edit]

coxa ‎(invariable, comparable)

  1. Short for coxa-branca.

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Adjective[edit]

coxa

  1. feminine singular of coxo