tegumentum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from tegō (I cover, clothe) +‎ -mentum (derivational suffix).

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Noun[edit]

tegumentum n (genitive tegumentī); second declension

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

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative tegumentum tegumenta
genitive tegumentī tegumentōrum
dative tegumentō tegumentīs
accusative tegumentum tegumenta
ablative tegumentō tegumentīs
vocative tegumentum tegumenta

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