hypotheca

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hypo- +‎ theca

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hypotheca (plural hypothecae)

  1. (microbiology, planktology) The lower or posterior half of the theca of a thecate protist such as a diatom or dinoflagellate

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from the Ancient Greek ὑποθήκη (hupothḗkē, warning, pledge), from the verb ὑποτίθημι (hupotíthēmi, put down, pledge).

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Noun[edit]

hypothēca f (genitive hypothēcae); first declension

  1. (law) A pledge given as surety for a loan.

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First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative hypothēca hypothēcae
genitive hypothēcae hypothēcārum
dative hypothēcae hypothēcīs
accusative hypothēcam hypothēcās
ablative hypothēcā hypothēcīs
vocative hypothēca hypothēcae

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References[edit]

  • hypotheca in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “hypotheca”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • hypotheca” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • hypotheca in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • hypotheca in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

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Noun[edit]

hypotheca f (plural hypothecas)

  1. Obsolete spelling of hipoteca (used in Portugal until September 1911 and died out in Brazil during the 1920s).