teredo

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin terēdō (woodworm), from Ancient Greek τερηδών (terēdṓn, wood-worm).

Noun[edit]

teredo (plural teredos or teredoes)

  1. (zoology) A shipworm (of genus Teredo).

Translations[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τερηδών (terēdṓn, woodworm).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

terēdō f (genitive terēdinis); third declension

  1. woodworm, boring-worm, wood-fretter
  2. moth

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative terēdō terēdinēs
genitive terēdinis terēdinum
dative terēdinī terēdinibus
accusative terēdinem terēdinēs
ablative terēdine terēdinibus
vocative terēdō terēdinēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • teredo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • teredo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “teredo”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • teredo” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)