repagulum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin repagulum (bolt, bar, restraint).

Noun[edit]

repagulum (plural repagula)

  1. (zoology) A modified abortive egg that may be used to protect the other eggs from predation.

References[edit]

  • Mary Ann Maggenti, Armand Maggenti, Scott Gardner, Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology.

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

repāgulum n (genitive repāgulī); second declension

  1. (chiefly in the plural) bolt or bar for a door; restraint, limit

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative repāgulum repāgula
genitive repāgulī repāgulōrum
dative repāgulō repāgulīs
accusative repāgulum repāgula
ablative repāgulō repāgulīs
vocative repāgulum repāgula

References[edit]

  • repagulum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • repagulum in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016