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Re: Compsognathus corallestris



At 11:12 AM 3/6/97 -0600, PESELYG@APSU01.APSU.EDU wrote:
>Stanley Friesen mentioned the second described species of
>Compsognathus, C. corallestris, and said that the word
>corallestris is a masculine/neuter adjective.  Actually this is
>a common adjectival form in Latin:  the -is ending is masculine
>or feminine, and the -e ending is neuter, so corallestris could
>be either masculine or feminine, thus not helping to resolve the
>gender of Compsognathus.

Quite correct.  I got confused.

For some reason I mistakenly got the pairing switched.

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