arboretum

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English[edit]

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An arboretum

Etymology[edit]

From Latin arborētum ‎(place grown with trees), from arbor ‎(tree).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɑː(ɹ)bəˈɹiːtəm/

Noun[edit]

arboretum ‎(plural arboretums or arboreta)

  1. A place where many varieties of tree are grown for research, educational, and ornamental purposes.

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

arboretum n

  1. arboretum

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

arboretum

  1. arboretum

Declension[edit]

Inflection of arboretum (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative arboretum arboretumit
genitive arboretumin arboretumien
partitive arboretumia arboretumeja
illative arboretumiin arboretumeihin
singular plural
nominative arboretum arboretumit
accusative nom.? arboretum arboretumit
gen. arboretumin
genitive arboretumin arboretumien
partitive arboretumia arboretumeja
inessive arboretumissa arboretumeissa
elative arboretumista arboretumeista
illative arboretumiin arboretumeihin
adessive arboretumilla arboretumeilla
ablative arboretumilta arboretumeilta
allative arboretumille arboretumeille
essive arboretumina arboretumeina
translative arboretumiksi arboretumeiksi
instructive arboretumein
abessive arboretumitta arboretumeitta
comitative arboretumeineen

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From arbor ‎(tree) +‎ -ētum ‎(grove or plantation). An inferior word to the earlier formation arbustum (for *arbosētum).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

arborētum n ‎(genitive arborētī); second declension

  1. arboretum; place grown with trees.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative arborētum arborēta
genitive arborētī arborētōrum
dative arborētō arborētīs
accusative arborētum arborēta
ablative arborētō arborētīs
vocative arborētum arborēta

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • arboretum” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.