elephantus

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἐλέφας (eléphas).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

elephantus m (genitive elephantī); second declension

  1. An elephant.
  2. Ivory.

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative elephantus elephantī
Genitive elephantī elephantōrum
Dative elephantō elephantīs
Accusative elephantum elephantōs
Ablative elephantō elephantīs
Vocative elephante elephantī

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

See elephās.

References[edit]

  • elephantus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • elephantus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • elephantus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • elephantus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette