papilio

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Papilio

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin pāpiliō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

papilio (accusative singular papilion, plural papilioj, accusative plural papiliojn)

  1. butterfly

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably a reduplicated form of Proto-Indo-European *pal- (to feel, touch, shake).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pāpiliō m (genitive pāpiliōnis); third declension

  1. butterfly, moth

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pāpiliō pāpiliōnēs
genitive pāpiliōnis pāpiliōnum
dative pāpiliōnī pāpiliōnibus
accusative pāpiliōnem pāpiliōnēs
ablative pāpiliōne pāpiliōnibus
vocative pāpiliō pāpiliōnēs

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References[edit]

  • papilio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • papilio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “papilio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • papilio” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • papilio in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers