duracinus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dūrus (hard) + acinus (berry, grape).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dūracinus m (feminine dūracina, neuter dūracinum); first/second declension

  1. hard-berried

Usage notes[edit]

Originally applied to the grape, when it was fit only for eating, not wine-making. The term was later applied to other fruits with a central stone, such as the peach.

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative dūracinus dūracina dūracinum dūracinī dūracinae dūracina
genitive dūracinī dūracinae dūracinī dūracinōrum dūracinārum dūracinōrum
dative dūracinō dūracinae dūracinō dūracinīs dūracinīs dūracinīs
accusative dūracinum dūracinam dūracinum dūracinōs dūracinās dūracina
ablative dūracinō dūracinā dūracinō dūracinīs dūracinīs dūracinīs
vocative dūracine dūracina dūracinum dūracinī dūracinae dūracina

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