percussor

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Etymology[edit]

From percutiō ‎(strike or pierce through; shoot).

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percussor m ‎(genitive percussōris); third declension

  1. A stabber, striker, shooter.
  2. A murderer, assassin, bandit; executioner.

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Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative percussor percussōrēs
genitive percussōris percussōrum
dative percussōrī percussōribus
accusative percussōrem percussōrēs
ablative percussōre percussōribus
vocative percussor percussōrēs

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Noun[edit]

percussor m (plural percussores, feminine percussora, feminine plural percussoras)

  1. hammer (part of a firearm)
  2. anything or anyone who percusses

Adjective[edit]

percussor m ‎(feminine singular percussora, masculine plural percussores, feminine plural percussoras, comparable)

  1. which or who percusses

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