tonstrix

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tōnsor (hair cutter, barber) + -trīx; from tondeō (shear, shave).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tōnstrīx f (genitive tōnstrīcis); third declension

  1. a female hair cutter, barber

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative tōnstrīx tōnstrīcēs
genitive tōnstrīcis tōnstrīcum
dative tōnstrīcī tōnstrīcibus
accusative tōnstrīcem tōnstrīcēs
ablative tōnstrīce tōnstrīcibus
vocative tōnstrīx tōnstrīcēs

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • tonstrix in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tonstrix in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette