hemionus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin hēmionus, from Ancient Greek ἡμῐ́ονος (hēmíonos, half ass, mule).

Noun[edit]

hemionus

  1. (zoology, obsolete) A wild ass found in Tibet; the kiang.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Darwin to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for hemionus in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἡμῐ́ονος (hēmíonos, half ass, mule).

Noun[edit]

hēmionus m (genitive hēmionī); second declension

  1. (New Latin) half-mule

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative hēmionus hēmionī
genitive hēmionī hēmionōrum
dative hēmionō hēmionīs
accusative hēmionum hēmionōs
ablative hēmionō hēmionīs
vocative hēmione hēmionī

Descendants[edit]