picus

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See also: Picus, PICUs, pičus, and píčus

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)peyk- (woodpecker; magpie).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pīcus m (genitive pīcī); second declension

  1. a woodpecker
  2. a griffin

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pīcus pīcī
genitive pīcī pīcōrum
dative pīcō pīcīs
accusative pīcum pīcōs
ablative pīcō pīcīs
vocative pīce pīcī

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References[edit]

  • picus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • picus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “picus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • picus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • picus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • picus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray