omasum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin omāsum.

Noun[edit]

omasum (plural omasums or omasa)

  1. The third part of the stomach of a ruminant.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Celtic/Gaulish. However, compare Hebrew חֹ֫מֶשׁ(chomesh, belly), with Semitic cognates in Syriac, Ge'ez, and Aramaic.[1][2][3]

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Noun[edit]

omāsum n (genitive omāsī); second declension

  1. (anatomy) The tripe of a bull.

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative omāsum omāsa
Genitive omāsī omāsōrum
Dative omāsō omāsīs
Accusative omāsum omāsa
Ablative omāsō omāsīs
Vocative omāsum omāsa

Descendants[edit]

  • English: omasum
  • Italian: omaso

References[edit]

  1. ^ Valpy (1838): An Etymological Dictionary of the Latin Language
  2. ^ Gesenius (1882): A Hebrew and English Lexicon of the Old Testament: Including the Biblical Chaldee. From the Latin of William Gesenius ..., p. 327
  3. ^ The Mercersburg review, Volume 4 (p. 245)