pulvinus

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

pulvinus (plural pulvinae or pulvini)

  1. (botany) A joint on a plant leaf or petiole that may swell and cause movement of the leaf or leaflet.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pulvīnus m (genitive pulvīnī); second declension

  1. cushion, pillow, bolster
  2. An elevated piece of arable land; a raised bed

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pulvīnus pulvīnī
genitive pulvīnī pulvīnōrum
dative pulvīnō pulvīnīs
accusative pulvīnum pulvīnōs
ablative pulvīnō pulvīnīs
vocative pulvīne pulvīnī