linter

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

linter ‎(plural linters)

  1. The short fibres that cling to cottonseeds after the first ginning.
  2. (computing) A program or algorithm that performs linting.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From older form lunter, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *plew- ‎(to wash); more at pluit ‎(it rains).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

linter f ‎(genitive lintris); third declension

  1. tub, trough
  2. small light boat, skiff

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative linter lintrēs
genitive lintris lintrum
dative lintrī lintribus
accusative lintrem lintrēs
ablative lintre lintribus
vocative linter lintrēs

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