trochus

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Etymology[edit]

New Latin, from Ancient Greek [script needed], a wheel.

Noun[edit]

trochus (plural 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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

trochus m (genitive trochī); second declension

  1. iron hoop

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

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