basilicum

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From Latin basilicum (royal robe), substantive of basilicus (royal, princely).

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basilicum n (plural basilicums, diminutive basilicumpje n)

  1. basil, name of some plants of the Mint family, notably:
    1. Ocimum basilicum, an ornamental
    2. Ocimum suave, cultivated for cookery
  2. the second plant's edible leaves, used as a spice
  3. an ointment made from the plant

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Substantive of basilicus (royal, princely), from Ancient Greek βασιλικός (basilikós, royal).

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Noun[edit]

basilicum n (genitive basilici); second declension

  1. a royal or princely robe
  2. (Late Latin) basil

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative basilicum basilica
genitive basilicī basilicōrum
dative basilicō basilicīs
accusative basilicum basilica
ablative basilicō basilicīs
vocative basilicum basilica

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basilicum

  1. nominative neuter singular of basilicus
  2. accusative masculine singular of basilicus
  3. accusative neuter singular of basilicus
  4. vocative neuter singular of basilicus