bdellium

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bdellium, from Ancient Greek βδέλλιον ‎(bdéllion), itself perhaps from Hebrew בְּדֹלַח ‎(bdólakh).

Pronunciation[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Noun[edit]

bdellium ‎(countable and uncountable, plural bdelliums)

  1. Probably an aromatic gum like balsam that was exuded from a tree, probably one of several species in the genus Commiphora.

Translations[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek βδέλλιον ‎(bdéllion).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bdellium n ‎(genitive bdelliī); second declension

  1. an aromatic gum exuded from a tree, probably one of several species in the genus Commiphora, used as an adulterant of the more costly myrrh. Also the plant itself.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative bdellium bdellia
genitive bdelliī bdelliōrum
dative bdelliō bdelliīs
accusative bdellium bdellia
ablative bdelliō bdelliīs
vocative bdellium bdellia

References[edit]