apium

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See also: Apium

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From apis (bee) because of bees' perceived inclination towards the plant.

Noun[edit]

apium n (genitive apiī or apī); second declension

  1. parsley (with fragrant leaves)
  2. celery
Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative apium apia
Genitive apiī
apī1
apiōrum
Dative apiō apiīs
Accusative apium apia
Ablative apiō apiīs
Vocative apium apia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Translingual: Apium
  • Catalan: api
  • Galician: apio
  • German: Eppich
  • Italian: appio, apiolo
  • Occitan: api
  • Old French: ache
    • English: ach
  • Portuguese: aipo
  • Romanian: achiu
  • Sardinian: àpiu, àppiu
  • Sicilian: accia
  • Spanish: apio

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of apis (bee)

Noun[edit]

apium

  1. genitive plural of apis

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