granulum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

grānum (grain, seed) +‎ -ulum.

Noun[edit]

grānulum n (genitive grānulī); second declension

  1. Diminutive of grānum
  2. granule (small grain)

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative grānulum grānula
Genitive grānulī grānulōrum
Dative grānulō grānulīs
Accusative grānulum grānula
Ablative grānulō grānulīs
Vocative grānulum grānula

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: grànul
  • English: granule
  • Italian: granulo
  • Portuguese: grânulo

References[edit]

  • granulum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • granulum in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934