azureus

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

azureus m (feminine azurea, neuter azureum); first/second declension

  1. Of a deep blue colour. (Later Latin)

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative azureus azurea azureum azureī azureae azurea
genitive azureī azureae azureī azureōrum azureārum azureōrum
dative azureō azureae azureō azureīs azureīs azureīs
accusative azureum azuream azureum azureōs azureās azurea
ablative azureō azureā azureō azureīs azureīs azureīs
vocative azuree azurea azureum azureī azureae azurea

Usage notes[edit]

  • This adjective is most common as a species epithet in botanical names. In plants, because real blue is so rare and the quality of the colour changes with time, colours which would otherwise be grouped as purple or violet are considered to be blue.

References[edit]

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets