furcifer

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From furca +‎ -fer.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

furcifer m (genitive furciferī); second declension

  1. yoke-bearer (a term of abuse, usually of slaves)
  2. rascal, scoundrel, rogue

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (nominative singular in -er).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative furcifer furciferī
Genitive furciferī furciferōrum
Dative furciferō furciferīs
Accusative furciferum furciferōs
Ablative furciferō furciferīs
Vocative furcifer furciferī

References[edit]

  • furcifer in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • furcifer in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • furcifer in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • furcifer in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin