muscus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *mews-. Cognates include Proto-Germanic *musą, Proto-Slavic *mъxъ.

Noun[edit]

mūscus m (genitive mūscī); second declension

  1. moss

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mūscus mūscī
Genitive mūscī mūscōrum
Dative mūscō mūscīs
Accusative mūscum mūscōs
Ablative mūscō mūscīs
Vocative mūsce mūscī

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Albanian: myshk
  • Aromanian: mushclju
  • French: musc
  • Friulian: muscli
  • Galician: musgo
  • Italian: musco, muschio
  • Occitan: muc

References[edit]

  • muscus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • muscus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • muscus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • muscus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette