mordax

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Etymology[edit]

From mordeō (I bite) +‎ -āx (inclined to).

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Adjective[edit]

mordāx (genitive mordācis); third declension

  1. biting; snappish; tart
  2. cutting
  3. caustic

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative mordāx mordācēs mordācia
genitive mordācis mordācium
dative mordācī mordācibus
accusative mordācem mordāx mordācēs mordācia
ablative mordācī mordācibus
vocative mordāx mordācēs mordācia

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