saccus

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From Latin saccus(sack, bag), from Ancient Greek σάκκος(sákkos, bag of coarse cloth), from Phoenician, Ancient Egyptian 𓆷𓈎𓄜(sAq, sack).

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saccus ‎(plural sacci)

  1. (botany) A bladder or wing-like structure found on the pollen grains of many species of conifer. The shape or number of the sacci on a pollen grain can help identify the species it came from.

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σάκκος(sákkos, sack, bag; sackcloth), from Phoenician [Term?], Ancient Egyptian 𓆷𓈎𓄜(sAq, sack).

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saccus m ‎(genitive saccī); second declension

  1. A sack, bag; purse, wallet.
  2. A garment of sackcloth or haircloth.

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Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative saccus saccī
genitive saccī saccōrum
dative saccō saccīs
accusative saccum saccōs
ablative saccō saccīs
vocative sacce saccī

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