ericius

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

ericius (plural not attested)

  1. (biblical) hedgehog

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰḗr (to bristle), cognate with Greek ἐχῖνος (ekhînos, hedgehog). Compare ēr (hedgehog), and its variant forms.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ēricius m (genitive ēriciī); second declension

  1. hedgehog
  2. (military) A beam armed with sharp spikes.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ēricius ēriciī
genitive ēriciī ēriciōrum
dative ēriciō ēriciīs
accusative ēricium ēriciōs
ablative ēriciō ēriciīs
vocative ēricie ēriciī

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References[edit]

  • ericius in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ericius in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “ericius”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • ericius” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • ericius in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ericius in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin