fossula

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fossula (small ditch or trench).

Noun[edit]

fossula (plural fossulae or fossulæ)

  1. (anatomy) A small fossa.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of fossa (ditch, trench).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fossula f (genitive fossulae); first declension

  1. A small ditch or trench.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative fossula fossulae
genitive fossulae fossulārum
dative fossulae fossulīs
accusative fossulam fossulās
ablative fossulā fossulīs
vocative fossula fossulae

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References[edit]

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