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mīrissimus (feminine mīrissima, neuter mīrissimum, positive mīrus); first/second declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) most or very wonderful
    • 1861, Henry Dircks, quoting Roberto Fludd, Tractatus Secundus De Naturæ Simia seu Technica macrocosmi historia in partes undecim divisa, 1618, quoted in Perpetuum Mobile; or, search for self-motive power, during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, page 30:
      Exemplum exhibiamus in mirissima illa machina cochleæ Archimedeæ per lineas spirales aquā haurientis []
      We show an example in that most wonderful device of an Archimedes screw that draws water along spiral lines []


First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative mīrissimus mīrissima mīrissimum mīrissimī mīrissimae mīrissima
Genitive mīrissimī mīrissimae mīrissimī mīrissimōrum mīrissimārum mīrissimōrum
Dative mīrissimō mīrissimō mīrissimīs
Accusative mīrissimum mīrissimam mīrissimum mīrissimōs mīrissimās mīrissima
Ablative mīrissimō mīrissimā mīrissimō mīrissimīs
Vocative mīrissime mīrissima mīrissimum mīrissimī mīrissimae mīrissima

Usage notes[edit]

Not used in Classical Latin.