villus

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin villus

Noun[edit]

villus (plural villi)

  1. (biology) a small projection from a mucous membrane, particularly those found in the intestines

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Dialectal variant of vellus (fleece)

Noun[edit]

villus

  1. (anatomy) hair, tuft of hair
  2. shaggy hair

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative villus villī
genitive villī villōrum
dative villō villīs
accusative villum villōs
ablative villō villīs
vocative ville villī

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References[edit]

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