Cereus

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See also: cereus

Translingual[edit]

Cereus pedunculatus.jpg

Etymology[edit]

Latin cereus (waxen)

Proper noun[edit]

Cereus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Cactaceae – certain columnar cactuses.
  2. A taxonomic genus within the family Sagartiidae – certain sea anemones.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Κηρεύς (Kēreús).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Cēreus m (genitive Cēreī); second declension

  1. A small river of Euboea

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular
nominative Cēreus
genitive Cēreī
dative Cēreō
accusative Cēreum
ablative Cēreō
vocative Cēree

References[edit]

  • Euboea in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly