ostrea

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Latin[edit]

ostrea (an oyster)

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὄστρεον (óstreon).

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Noun[edit]

ostrea f (genitive ostreae); first declension

  1. oyster, mussel

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ostrea ostreae
genitive ostreae ostreārum
dative ostreae ostreīs
accusative ostream ostreās
ablative ostreā ostreīs
vocative ostrea ostreae

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References[edit]

  • ostrea in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ostrea in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “ostrea”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • ostrea” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)