apium

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

apium n (genitive apiī); second declension

  1. parsley (with fragrant leaves)
  2. celery

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative apium apia
genitive apiī apiōrum
dative apiō apiīs
accusative apium apia
ablative apiō apiīs
vocative apium apia
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Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of apis (bee)

Noun[edit]

apium

  1. genitive plural of apis

References[edit]

  • apium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • apium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “apium”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • apium” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • apium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers