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Perfect passive participle of fodiō (to dig; to pierce; to goad).



fossus (feminine fossa, neuter fossum); first/second-declension participle

  1. perfect passive participle of fodiō


First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative fossus fossa fossum fossī fossae fossa
Genitive fossī fossae fossī fossōrum fossārum fossōrum
Dative fossō fossō fossīs
Accusative fossum fossam fossum fossōs fossās fossa
Ablative fossō fossā fossō fossīs
Vocative fosse fossa fossum fossī fossae fossa

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  • fossus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • fossus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fossus 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)
  • fossus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette