ostrum

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὄστρεον ‎(óstreon, oyster).

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Noun[edit]

ostrum n ‎(genitive ostrī); second declension

  1. the blood of the sea-snail
  2. the color purple

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ostrum ostra
genitive ostrī ostrōrum
dative ostrō ostrīs
accusative ostrum ostra
ablative ostrō ostrīs
vocative ostrum ostra

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