supercilium

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin supercilium.

Noun[edit]

supercilium (plural supercilia)

  1. eyebrow (arch of hair above each eye)
  2. the region of the eyebrows

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From super + cilium.

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Noun[edit]

supercilium n (genitive superciliī or supercilī); second declension

  1. (anatomy) eyebrow
  2. frown
  3. arrogance

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative supercilium supercilia
Genitive superciliī
supercilī1
superciliōrum
Dative superciliō superciliīs
Accusative supercilium supercilia
Ablative superciliō superciliīs
Vocative supercilium supercilia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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