nutrix

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

For *nūtrītrīx, from nūtriō (I suckle) +‎ -trix (feminine agent-noun suffix), with haplology simplifying -trītrī- to trī.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nūtrīx f (genitive nūtrīcis); third declension

  1. wet nurse, nurse

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative nūtrīx nūtrīcēs
genitive nūtrīcis nūtrīcum
dative nūtrīcī nūtrīcibus
accusative nūtrīcem nūtrīcēs
ablative nūtrīce nūtrīcibus
vocative nūtrīx nūtrīcēs

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