tegula

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin tegula (a tile), from tegō (I cover).

Noun[edit]

tegula (plural tegulae)

  1. (entomology) A small sclerite situated above the base of the costal vein in the wings of various insects, and attached to the anterolateral portion of the mesonotum.

Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

tegula (plural tegulas)

  1. tile

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tegō (I cover), from Ancient Greek τέγος (tegos, roof).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tēgula f (genitive tēgulae); first declension

  1. a roof-tile
  2. vocative singular of tēgula

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative tēgula tēgulae
genitive tēgulae tēgulārum
dative tēgulae tēgulīs
accusative tēgulam tēgulās
ablative tēgulā tēgulīs
vocative tēgula tēgulae

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