oniscus

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ὀνίσκος (onískos), diminutive of ὄνος (ónos, donkey, ass).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

oniscus m (genitive oniscī); second declension

  1. woodlouse

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative oniscus oniscī
Genitive oniscī oniscōrum
Dative oniscō oniscīs
Accusative oniscum oniscōs
Ablative oniscō oniscīs
Vocative onisce oniscī

Descendants[edit]

  • Italian: onisco
  • Translingual: Oniscus

References[edit]

  • oniscus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • oniscos in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette