scarus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin scarus. See scar (a kind of fish).

Noun[edit]

scarus (plural scari)

  1. A Mediterranean food fish (any of various Scaridae species); the parrotfish.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for scarus in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σκάρος (skáros).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

scarus m (genitive scarī); second declension

  1. scar, a kind of fish

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative scarus scarī
Genitive scarī scarōrum
Dative scarō scarīs
Accusative scarum scarōs
Ablative scarō scarīs
Vocative scare scarī

Descendants[edit]

  • French: scare
  • Italian: scaro
  • Portuguese: escaro
  • Spanish: escaro
  • Translingual: Scarus

References[edit]

  • scarus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • scarus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • scarus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Old Irish[edit]

Verb[edit]

·scarus

  1. first-person singular preterite conjunct of scaraid