caespes

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain origin; a connection to caedō (cut) has been suggested.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

caespes m (genitive caespitis); third declension

  1. turf, sod
  2. grassy field

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative caespes caespitēs
genitive caespitis caespitum
dative caespitī caespitibus
accusative caespitem caespitēs
ablative caespite caespitibus
vocative caespes caespitēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • caespes in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • caespes in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • caespes in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Schrijver, Peter C. H. (1991) The reflexes of the Proto-Indo-European laryngeals in Latin (Leiden studies in Indo-European; 2), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 293