tegumentum

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tegere (to cover, clothe) +‎ -mentum (derivational suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tegumentum n (genitive tegumentī); second declension

  1. cover, covering
  2. clothing
  3. armour
  4. shell or husk (of an animal, fruit etc.)

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative tegumentum tegumenta
Genitive tegumentī tegumentōrum
Dative tegumentō tegumentīs
Accusative tegumentum tegumenta
Ablative tegumentō tegumentīs
Vocative tegumentum tegumenta

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: tegument
  • Esperanto: tegmento
  • French: tégument
  • Ido: tegumento
  • Italian: tegumento
  • Spanish: tegumento

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