cedrus

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See also: Cedrus and cédrus

Latin[edit]

cedrus

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κέδρος (kédros, applied to species of Juniperus and similar trees).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cedrus f (genitive cedrī); second declension

  1. the juniper tree, Juniperus oxycedrus
  2. (by extension) cedar-oil, used to anoint books to preserve they from damage by moth or decay

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative cedrus cedrī
genitive cedrī cedrōrum
dative cedrō cedrīs
accusative cedrum cedrōs
ablative cedrō cedrīs
vocative cedre cedrī

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References[edit]

  • cedrus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879