trochus

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Etymology[edit]

New Latin, from Ancient Greek τροχός (trokhós, wheel).

Noun[edit]

trochus (plural trochuses or trochi)

  1. (zoology) Any of numerous species of marine univalve shells belonging to Trochus and allied genera of the family Trochidae.

Hyponyms[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for trochus in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τροχός (trokhós, wheel).

Noun[edit]

trochus m (genitive trochī); second declension

  1. iron hoop

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative trochus trochī
genitive trochī trochōrum
dative trochō trochīs
accusative trochum trochōs
ablative trochō trochīs
vocative troche trochī

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • trochus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • trochus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “trochus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • trochus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • trochus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • trochus in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • trochus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin