daphnia

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English[edit]

A daphnia (Daphnia pulex)
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Etymology[edit]

From the genus name.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

daphnia (plural daphnias)

  1. A water flea of the genus Daphnia.

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek δᾰφναίᾱ (daphnaíā), from δάφνη (dáphnē, laurel, sweet bay; perhaps a kind of coral).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

daphnia f (genitive daphniae); first declension

  1. An unknown kind of precious stone

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative daphnia daphniae
Genitive daphniae daphniārum
Dative daphniae daphniīs
Accusative daphniam daphniās
Ablative daphniā daphniīs
Vocative daphnia daphniae

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