triceps

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See also: tríceps

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin trīceps (triple-headed), from trēs (three) + caput (head).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtɹaɪ.seps/
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Noun[edit]

triceps (plural triceps or tricepses)

  1. (anatomy) Any muscle having three heads.
  2. (anatomy) Specifically, the triceps brachii.

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin triceps (three-headed).

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Noun[edit]

triceps m (plural tricepsen)

  1. triceps brachii

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *triskaputis. Equivalent to trēs (three) +‎ -ceps (headed).

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Adjective[edit]

triceps (genitive tricipitis); third-declension one-termination adjective

  1. triple-headed, having three heads
  2. divided into three parts
    • 1504, Gregor Reisch, Margarita Philosophica[1], Strasbourg, page titular:
      Philosophia triceps: naturalis, rationalis, moralis.
      Tripartite philosophy: natural, rational, moral.

Declension[edit]

Third-declension one-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative triceps tricipitēs tricipitia
Genitive tricipitis tricipitium
Dative tricipitī tricipitibus
Accusative tricipitem triceps tricipitēs tricipitia
Ablative tricipitī tricipitibus
Vocative triceps tricipitēs tricipitia

Descendants[edit]

  • English: triceps
  • Galician: tríceps
  • Spanish: tríceps

References[edit]

  • triceps”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • triceps”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • triceps in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French triceps, from Latin triceps.

Noun[edit]

triceps m (plural tricepși)

  1. triceps

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

triceps m (plural triceps)

  1. triceps