nigrifrons

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin; from niger (black) +‎ frōns (forehead, front).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nigrifrōns (genitive nigrifrontis); third declension

  1. having a black front, having a black mark on the forehead

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative nigrifrōns nigrifrontēs nigrifrontia
genitive nigrifrontis nigrifrontium
dative nigrifrontī nigrifrontibus
accusative nigrifrontem nigrifrōns nigrifrontēs nigrifrontia
ablative nigrifrontī nigrifrontibus
vocative nigrifrōns nigrifrontēs nigrifrontia

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.

References[edit]

  • nigrifrons” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • nigrifrons in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016