vitta

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin vitta.

Noun[edit]

vitta (plural vittae)

  1. A fillet, or garland for the head.
  2. (zoology) A longitudinal stripe.
  3. (botany) An oil tube in the fruit of some plants.

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vieō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vitta f (genitive vittae); first declension

  1. band, ribbon
  2. fillet, chaplet

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative vitta vittae
Genitive vittae vittārum
Dative vittae vittīs
Accusative vittam vittās
Ablative vittā vittīs
Vocative vitta vittae

Descendants[edit]

  • Italian: vitta, vetta
  • Old French: vete
  • Old Portuguese: [Term?]
  • Old Spanish: [Term?]
  • Sicilian: vitta
  • English: vitta
  • Vulgar Latin: *bitta
    • Eastern Romance:
    • Old Portuguese: [Term?]
    • Old Spanish: [Term?]
  • Vulgar Latin: *vittula (diminutive)

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