saccus

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From Latin saccus (sack, bag), from Ancient Greek σάκκος (sákkos, bag of coarse cloth), from Semitic.

Noun[edit]

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 Semitic.

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Noun[edit]

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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References[edit]

  • saccus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • saccus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • saccus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • saccus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • saccus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • saccus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • saccus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin