psittacus

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Latin[edit]

psittacus (a parrot)

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ψιττακός (psittakós).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

psittacus m (genitive psittacī); second declension

  1. A parrot (bird)

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative psittacus psittacī
Genitive psittacī psittacōrum
Dative psittacō psittacīs
Accusative psittacum psittacōs
Ablative psittacō psittacīs
Vocative psittace psittacī

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • German: Sittich

References[edit]

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