bulbus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek βολβός (bolbós, plant with round swelling on underground stem).

Noun[edit]

bulbus m (genitive bulbī); second declension

  1. bulb (especially an edible bulb such as the onion)

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative bulbus bulbī
genitive bulbī bulbōrum
dative bulbō bulbīs
accusative bulbum bulbōs
ablative bulbō bulbīs
vocative bulbe bulbī

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • bulbus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • bulbus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “bulbus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • bulbus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • bulbus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray