refugium

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin refugium.

Noun[edit]

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refugium (plural refugia)

  1. Any local environment that has escaped regional ecological change and therefore provides a habitat for endangered species

Derived terms[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From re- (back, again) + fugiō (flee).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

refugium n (genitive refugiī); second declension

  1. refuge

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative refugium refugia
genitive refugiī refugiōrum
dative refugiō refugiīs
accusative refugium refugia
ablative refugiō refugiīs
vocative refugium refugia

References[edit]

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