linter

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

linter (plural linters)

  1. The short fibres that cling to cottonseeds after the first ginning.

Etymology 2[edit]

lint +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

linter (plural linters)

  1. (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

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • linter in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • linter in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • linter” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • linter in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers