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

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative caespes caespitēs
Genitive caespitis caespitum
Dative caespitī caespitibus
Accusative caespitem caespitēs
Ablative caespite caespitibus
Vocative caespes caespitēs

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: gespa
  • Italian: cespite, cespo
  • Portuguese: céspede
  • Spanish: césped

References[edit]