suffrutex

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the scientific Latin suffrutex. Cognate with the Italian suffrutice and the Spanish sufrútice.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsʌfɹuːtɛks/

Noun[edit]

suffrutex (plural suffrutices)

  1. A subshrub.
    • 1691, John Ray, The Wiſdom of God Manifeſted in the Works of the Creation, William Innys and Richard Manby at the West-End of St. Paul’s (tenth edition, 1735), “A Diſcourſe in the Perſon of Almighty God to Man”, page 162:
      Till and manure thy Fields, ſow them with thy Seeds; extirpate noxious and unprofitable Herbs; guard them from the Invaſion and Spoil of Beaſts; clear and fence in thy Meadows and Paſtures; dreſs and prune thy Vines, and ſo rank and diſpoſe them as is moſt ſuitable to the Climate; plant thee Orchards, with all Sorts of Fruit-Trees, in ſuch Order as may be moſt beautiful to the Eye, and moſt comprehenſive of Plants; Gardens for culinary Herbs, and all Kinds of Salleting; for delectable Flowers, to gratify the Eye with their agreeable Colours and Figures, and thy Scent with their fragrant Odours; for Odoriferous and Ever-green Shrubs and Suffrutices; for Exotick and Medicinal Plants of all Sorts; and diſpoſe them in that comely Order, as may be both pleaſant to behold, and commodious for Acceſs.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin; from sub +‎ frutex.

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Noun[edit]

suffrutex m (genitive suffruticis); third declension

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Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative suffrutex suffruticēs
genitive suffruticis suffruticum
dative suffruticī suffruticibus
accusative suffruticem suffruticēs
ablative suffrutice suffruticibus
vocative suffrutex suffruticēs

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