remex

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rēmex (rower).

Noun[edit]

remex (plural remiges)

  1. A quill.
  2. The flight feather of a bird.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From rēmus (oar) + agō (set in motion)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rēmex m (genitive rēmigis); third declension

  1. oarsman, rower

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative rēmex rēmigēs
Genitive rēmigis rēmigum
Dative rēmigī rēmigibus
Accusative rēmigem rēmigēs
Ablative rēmige rēmigibus
Vocative rēmex rēmigēs

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References[edit]

  • remex in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • remex in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • remex in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • sailors, rowers: nautae, remiges