lasarpicifer

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Etymology[edit]

From lāsarpīcium, alternative form of lāserpīcium (silphium), + ferō (bear).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lāsarpīcifer m (feminine lāsarpīcifera, neuter lāsarpīciferum); first/second declension

  1. silphium bearing, silphium producing
    • ca. 84-54 BCE, Catullus, Ad Lesbiam, poem 7, line 4-5
      [] quam magnus numerus Libyssae harenae / lasarpiciferis iacet Cyrenis
      [] As great as the number of Libyan sands / That lie in silphium-bearing Cyrene

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension, masculine nominative singular in -er.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative lāsarpīcifer lāsarpīcifera lāsarpīciferum lāsarpīciferī lāsarpīciferae lāsarpīcifera
genitive lāsarpīciferī lāsarpīciferae lāsarpīciferī lāsarpīciferōrum lāsarpīciferārum lāsarpīciferōrum
dative lāsarpīciferō lāsarpīciferae lāsarpīciferō lāsarpīciferīs lāsarpīciferīs lāsarpīciferīs
accusative lāsarpīciferum lāsarpīciferam lāsarpīciferum lāsarpīciferōs lāsarpīciferās lāsarpīcifera
ablative lāsarpīciferō lāsarpīciferā lāsarpīciferō lāsarpīciferīs lāsarpīciferīs lāsarpīciferīs
vocative lāsarpīcifer lāsarpīcifera lāsarpīciferum lāsarpīciferī lāsarpīciferae lāsarpīcifera

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References[edit]

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