cupressus

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Noun[edit]

cupressus f (genitive cupressī); second declension

  1. cypress (tree)
    • 23 BCE – 13 BCE, Horace, Odes 4.6.9-12
      Ille mordaci uelut icta ferro / pinus aut inpulsa cupressus Euro / procidit late posuitque collum in / pulvere Teucro
      Like a pine-tree slashed by the bite of the axe, / or a cypress struck by an Easterly wind, / he fell, outstretched, to the earth, bowed down his neck / in the Trojan dust.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative cupressus cupressī
genitive cupressī cupressōrum
dative cupressō cupressīs
accusative cupressum cupressōs
ablative cupressō cupressīs
vocative cupresse cupressī

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