rufipennis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin; from rufus ‎(red) +‎ frōns ‎(feather, fin, wing).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rufipennis m, f ‎(neuter rufipenne); third declension

  1. having a red wing or fin, or red feathers

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative rufipennis rufipenne rufipennēs rufipennia
genitive rufipennis rufipennium
dative rufipennī rufipennibus
accusative rufipennem rufipenne rufipennēs rufipennia
ablative rufipennī rufipennibus
vocative rufipennis rufipenne rufipennēs rufipennia

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.