ingluvies

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

ingluvies

  1. (anatomy) The crop, or craw, of birds.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 ingluvies in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʷel- (throat)[1]. Compare Latin gula (throat), gluttiō (I gulp down), Russian глотка (glotka, throat) and Persian گلو (throat).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ingluviēs f (genitive ingluviēī); fifth declension

  1. (anatomy) the crop of birds
  2. gluttony, voraciousness

Inflection[edit]

Fifth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ingluviēs ingluviēs
genitive ingluviēī ingluviērum
dative ingluviēī ingluviēbus
accusative ingluviem ingluviēs
ablative ingluviē ingluviēbus
vocative ingluviēs ingluviēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959), “gel-”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume II, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, pages 364-365