pagurus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πάγουρος ‎(págouros, a kind of crab)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pagūrus m ‎(genitive pagūrī); second declension

  1. A kind of crab.
    • c. 77-79 AD, Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 9.53
      cancrorum genera carabi astaci maeae paguri heracleotici leones et alia ignobiliora
      There are various kinds of crabs, known as carabi, astaci, maeae, paguri, heracleotici, lions, and others of less note.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pagūrus pagūrī
genitive pagūrī pagūrōrum
dative pagūrō pagūrīs
accusative pagūrum pagūrōs
ablative pagūrō pagūrīs
vocative pagūre pagūrī

Descendants[edit]