ruficollis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin; from rufus (red) +‎ collum (stem, neck).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ruficollis (neuter ruficolle); third declension

  1. having a red stem or neck

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative ruficollis ruficolle ruficollēs ruficollia
genitive ruficollis ruficollium
dative ruficollī ruficollibus
accusative ruficollem ruficolle ruficollēs ruficollia
ablative ruficollī ruficollibus
vocative ruficollis ruficolle ruficollēs ruficollia

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.