althaea

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

althaea m ‎(plural althaeas)

  1. Alternative form of althæa

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀλθαία ‎(althaía, marsh mallow, Althaea officinalis), from ἀλθαίνω ‎(althaínō, to heal), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eldʰ-, suffixed form of *h₂el- ‎(to grow, nourish)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

althaea f ‎(genitive althaeae); first declension

  1. A wild mallow, marshmallow.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative althaea althaeae
genitive althaeae althaeārum
dative althaeae althaeīs
accusative althaeam althaeās
ablative althaeā althaeīs
vocative althaea althaeae

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • althaea in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • althaea in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • althaea in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • althaea in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • althaea in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • althaea in William Smith., editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly