cedrus

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See also: Cedrus and cédrus

Latin[edit]

cedrus

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek κέδρος (kédros, applied to species of Juniperus and similar trees). Compare with its possible mutation citrus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cedrus f (genitive cedrī); second declension

  1. the juniper tree, Juniperus oxycedrus
  2. (by extension) cedar-oil, used to anoint books to preserve them from damage by moth or decay

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cedrus cedrī
Genitive cedrī cedrōrum
Dative cedrō cedrīs
Accusative cedrum cedrōs
Ablative cedrō cedrīs
Vocative cedre cedrī

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Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: cedre
  • English: cedar
  • French: cèdre
  • Galician: cidreira
  • Italian: cedro

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