longispinus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin; from longus (long) +‎ spina (thorn, spine).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

longispinus (feminine longispina, neuter longispinum); first/second declension

  1. having long thorns or spines

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative longispinus longispina longispinum longispinī longispinae longispina
genitive longispinī longispinae longispinī longispinōrum longispinārum longispinōrum
dative longispinō longispinō longispinīs
accusative longispinum longispinam longispinum longispinōs longispinās longispina
ablative longispinō longispinā longispinō longispinīs
vocative longispine longispina longispinum longispinī longispinae longispina

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.