mentum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mentum.

Noun[edit]

mentum (plural menta)

  1. (anatomy) The chin.
  2. (malacology) A chin-like projection below the mouth of certain mollusks.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to minor (I project, jut forward).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mentum n (genitive mentī); second declension

  1. chin
  2. beard

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative mentum menta
genitive mentī mentōrum
dative mentō mentīs
accusative mentum menta
ablative mentō mentīs
vocative mentum menta

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