oscillum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a diminutive of ōs (mouth).

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Noun[edit]

ōscillum n (genitive ōscillī); second declension

  1. a little cavity in the middle of leguminous fruits, where the germ sprouts forth
  2. a little mask of Bacchus, hung from trees, so as to be easily moved by the wind

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ōscillum ōscilla
genitive ōscillī ōscillōrum
dative ōscillō ōscillīs
accusative ōscillum ōscilla
ablative ōscillō ōscillīs
vocative ōscillum ōscilla

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