pecten

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English[edit]

Pecten maximus Pilgermuschel, a scallop
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin pecten (comb)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɛktɪn/, /ˈpɛktən/

Noun[edit]

pecten (plural pectens)

  1. (anatomy, obsolete) The bones in the hand between the wrist and the fingers.
  2. (anatomy) The pubic bone.
  3. (zoology) One of the genus Pecten of scallops.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See pecto (I comb)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pecten m (genitive pectinis); third declension

  1. comb

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pecten pectinēs
genitive pectinis pectinum
dative pectinī pectinibus
accusative pectinem pectinēs
ablative pectine pectinibus
vocative pecten pectinēs

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