melligo

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

melligo (uncountable)

  1. (archaic) honeydew (sweet sticky substance found on plants)

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mel (honey).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mellīgō f (genitive mellīginis); third declension

  1. A honeylike juice, sucked by bees from plants; propolis, bee-glue, hive dross.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative mellīgō mellīginēs
genitive mellīginis mellīginum
dative mellīginī mellīginibus
accusative mellīginem mellīginēs
ablative mellīgine mellīginibus
vocative mellīgō mellīginēs

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • melligo in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879