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amylum

amylum

English

Noun

amylum (uncountable)

  1. starch

Latin

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ἄμυλον (ámulon), from ἀ- (a-, privative) + μύλη (múlē, mill).

Pronunciation

Noun

amylum n (genitive amylī); second declension

  1. starch
  2. gruel
  3. fine meal

Inflection

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative amylum amyla
genitive amylī amylōrum
dative amylō amylīs
accusative amylum amyla
ablative amylō amylīs
vocative amylum amyla

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