infundibulum

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin infundibulum (funnel)

Noun[edit]

infundibulum (plural infundibula)

  1. (anatomy) A funnel-shaped cavity or organ.
    Synonym: choana

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin īnfundibulum.

Noun[edit]

infundibulum m (plural infundibulums)

  1. (anatomy) infundibulum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From īnfund(i) (to pour in or upon) +‎ -bulum.

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Noun[edit]

īnfundibulum n (genitive īnfundibulī); second declension

  1. funnel (for pouring liquids)
  2. hopper (in mill)

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative īnfundibulum īnfundibula
Genitive īnfundibulī īnfundibulōrum
Dative īnfundibulō īnfundibulīs
Accusative īnfundibulum īnfundibula
Ablative īnfundibulō īnfundibulīs
Vocative īnfundibulum īnfundibula

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References[edit]

  • infundibulum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • infundibulum in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • infundibulum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor, Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1898