epipterygius

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἐπί ‎(epí, upon, on) + πτερυγιον ‎(pterugion, something resembling a wing)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

epipterygius m ‎(feminine epipterygia, neuter epipterygium); first/second declension

  1. (New Latin, botany) On a small wing.

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative epipterygius epipterygia epipterygium epipterygiī epipterygiae epipterygia
genitive epipterygiī epipterygiae epipterygiī epipterygiōrum epipterygiārum epipterygiōrum
dative epipterygiō epipterygiō epipterygiīs
accusative epipterygium epipterygiam epipterygium epipterygiōs epipterygiās epipterygia
ablative epipterygiō epipterygiā epipterygiō epipterygiīs
vocative epipterygie epipterygia epipterygium epipterygiī epipterygiae epipterygia

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.