hydrargyrus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek ὑδράργυρος (hudrárguros, quicksilver (artificially prepared from cinnabar-ore)), from ὕδωρ (húdōr, water) + ἄργῠρος (árguros, silver).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hydrargyrus m (genitive hydrargyrī); second declension

  1. quicksilver (artificially prepared), mercury

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative hydrargyrus hydrargyrī
genitive hydrargyrī hydrargyrōrum
dative hydrargyrō hydrargyrīs
accusative hydrargyrum hydrargyrōs
ablative hydrargyrō hydrargyrīs
vocative hydrargyre hydrargyrī

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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