stirpes

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin stirpēs, a plural and a collateral form of stirps (rootstock).

Noun[edit]

stirpes

  1. (law) branches, lines of descent, used in the legal expression per stirpes. plural of stirps

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

stirpēs f (genitive stirpis); third declension

  1. Alternative form of stirps

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative stirpēs stirpēs
genitive stirpis stirpum
dative stirpī stirpibus
accusative stirpem stirpēs
ablative stirpe stirpibus
vocative stirpēs stirpēs

References[edit]

  • stirpes in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • stirpes in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “stirpes”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • stirpes” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the vegetable kingdom: ea, quae a terra stirpibus continentur
    • the vegetable kingdom: ea quorum stirpes terra continentur (N. D. 2. 10. 26)