crabro

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See also: Crabro

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Proto-Italic *krāzrō, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱerh₂-. Cognate with Old High German hornaz, hornuz, horniz (hornet), Old English hurnitu, hyrnetu (hornet). More at hornet. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

crābrō m (genitive crābrōnis); third declension

  1. hornet

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative crābrō crābrōnēs
Genitive crābrōnis crābrōnum
Dative crābrōnī crābrōnibus
Accusative crābrōnem crābrōnēs
Ablative crābrōne crābrōnibus
Vocative crābrō crābrōnēs

Descendants[edit]

Most descendants via crābrōnem (accusative).

References[edit]

  • crabro in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • crabro in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • crabro in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette