fossilis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fodiō (dig; mine, quarry).

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Adjective[edit]

fossilis m, f (neuter fossile); third declension

  1. Retrieved from the earth, dug out, dug up; fossil.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative fossilis fossile fossilēs fossilia
genitive fossilis fossilis fossilium fossilium
dative fossilī fossilī fossilibus fossilibus
accusative fossilem fossile fossilēs fossilia
ablative fossilī fossilī fossilibus fossilibus
vocative fossilis fossile fossilēs fossilia

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References[edit]

  • fossilis in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879