meretricius

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From meretrīx ‎(prostitute), from mereō ‎(earn, merit, deserve).

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Adjective[edit]

meretrīcius m ‎(feminine meretrīcia, neuter meretrīcium); first/second declension

  1. Of or pertaining to prostitutes, meretricious.

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative meretrīcius meretrīcia meretrīcium meretrīciī meretrīciae meretrīcia
genitive meretrīciī meretrīciae meretrīciī meretrīciōrum meretrīciārum meretrīciōrum
dative meretrīciō meretrīciō meretrīciīs
accusative meretrīcium meretrīciam meretrīcium meretrīciōs meretrīciās meretrīcia
ablative meretrīciō meretrīciā meretrīciō meretrīciīs
vocative meretrīcie meretrīcia meretrīcium meretrīciī meretrīciae meretrīcia

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