aesculus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *eiḱ or *eiǵ- (compare English oak, Lithuanian ąžuolas ‎(oak), Albanian enjë ‎(juniper, yew), Ancient Greek αἰγίλωψ ‎(aigílōps, Turkey oak)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aesculus f ‎(genitive aesculī); second declension

  1. the tallest species of oak, the winter oak or Italian oak (with edible acorns), sacred to Jupiter

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative aesculus aesculī
genitive aesculī aesculōrum
dative aesculō aesculīs
accusative aesculum aesculōs
ablative aesculō aesculīs
vocative aescule aesculī

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