basilicum

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin basilicum (royal robe), substantive of basilicus (royal, princely), from Ancient Greek βασιλικός (basilikós, royal).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌbaːˈzi.li.kʏm/
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  • Hyphenation: ba‧si‧li‧cum

Noun[edit]

basilicum n (plural basilicums, diminutive basilicumpje n)

  1. basil, name of some plants of the mint family, notably:
    1. Ocimum basilicum, an ornamental plant
    2. Ocimum suave, cultivated for cookery
  2. the second plant's edible leaves, used as a spice
  3. an ointment made from the plant

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Substantive of basilicus (royal, princely), from Ancient Greek βασιλικός (basilikós, royal).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

basilicum n (genitive basilicī); second declension

  1. a royal or princely robe
  2. (Late Latin) basil

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative basilicum basilica
Genitive basilicī basilicōrum
Dative basilicō basilicīs
Accusative basilicum basilica
Ablative basilicō basilicīs
Vocative basilicum basilica

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: basil, basilicum
  • Dutch: basilicum
  • French: basilic
  • Italian: basilico

Adjective[edit]

basilicum

  1. nominative neuter singular of basilicus
  2. accusative masculine singular of basilicus
  3. accusative neuter singular of basilicus
  4. vocative neuter singular of basilicus