ericius

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ēricius.

Noun[edit]

ericius (plural not attested)

  1. (biblical) hedgehog

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰḗr (hedgehog). Compare ēr (hedgehog), and its variant forms.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ēricius m (genitive ēriciī or ēricī); second declension

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

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative ēricius ēriciī
Genitive ēriciī
ēricī1
ēriciōrum
Dative ēriciō ēriciīs
Accusative ēricium ēriciōs
Ablative ēriciō ēriciīs
Vocative ēricie ēriciī

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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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
  • ericius 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)
  • ericius in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • 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