dracontium

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the genus in which Symplocarpus foetidus was formerly classified, Dracontium, from Latin dracontium (dragon-wort), from Ancient Greek δρακόντιον (drakóntion).

Noun[edit]

dracontium

  1. (pharmacy, obsolete) The roots and rhizomes of skunk cabbage, Symplocarpus foetidus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δρακόντιον (drakóntion).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dracontium n (genitive dracontiī); second declension

  1. dragonwort; either Dracunculus vulgaris or Arum dracunculus

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative dracontium dracontia
genitive dracontiī dracontiōrum
dative dracontiō dracontiīs
accusative dracontium dracontia
ablative dracontiō dracontiīs
vocative dracontium dracontia

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