fimbriae

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

fimbriae

  1. plural of fimbria

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unclear. Maybe from a Proto-Indo-European root common to fīlum (thread, yarn) and fibra (fibre).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fimbriae f pl (genitive fimbriārum); first declension (plural only)

  1. fibres, threads, shreds, fringe

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Plural
nominative fimbriae
genitive fimbriārum
dative fimbriīs
accusative fimbriās
ablative fimbriīs
vocative fimbriae

Noun[edit]

fimbriae

  1. nominative plural of fimbria
  2. genitive singular of fimbria
  3. dative singular of fimbria
  4. vocative plural of fimbria

References[edit]

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