podex

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *perd-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pōdex m (genitive pōdicis); third declension

  1. (anatomy) anus, rectum, fundament
    • c. 30 BCE, Horace, Epodes 8:
      [] hietque turpis inter aridas natis podex []
      [] & an anus yawning between arid buttocks []

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pōdex pōdicēs
Genitive pōdicis pōdicum
Dative pōdicī pōdicibus
Accusative pōdicem pōdicēs
Ablative pōdice pōdicibus
Vocative pōdex pōdicēs

References[edit]

  • podex in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • podex in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • podex in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934