platessa

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin platessa.

Noun[edit]

platessa f (plural platesse)

  1. plaice (Pleuronectes platessa)

Anagrams[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • platessa in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek πλατύς (platús, broad).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

platessa f (genitive platessae); first declension

  1. (Late Latin) flatfish, plaice

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative platessa platessae
Genitive platessae platessārum
Dative platessae platessīs
Accusative platessam platessās
Ablative platessā platessīs
Vocative platessa platessae

Descendants[edit]

  • Old French: plaiz, pladisse, plaïse

References[edit]

  • platessa in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • platessa in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette