epulis

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from New Latin epūlis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

epulis (plural epulides)

  1. (medicine) A hard tumour or tumorous growth developed from the gums.

References[edit]

  • epulis”, in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary.

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἐπουλῐ́ς (epoulís, growth on the gums).

Noun[edit]

epūlis f (genitive epūlidos); third declension (New Latin)

  1. (medicine) A growth on the gum; an epulis.
Inflection[edit]

Third-declension noun (Greek-type, normal variant).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative epūlis epūlides
Genitive epūlidos epūlidum
Dative epūlidī epūlidibus
Accusative epūlida epūlidas
Ablative epūlide epūlidibus
Vocative epūlis
epūli1
epūlides

1In poetry.

Descendants[edit]
  • English: epulis

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun[edit]

epulīs n

  1. dative/ablative plural of epulum

epulīs f (plural only)

  1. dative/ablative of epulae