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. a 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

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: cedre
  • Galician: cidreira
  • Italian: cedro
  • Norwegian:
    • Norwegian Bokmål: seder
    • Norwegian Nynorsk: seder
  • Old French: cedre
    • French: cèdre (see there for further descendants)
    • Middle English: cedre (see there for further descendants)
    • Norman: cèdre
  • Polish: cedr
  • Portuguese: cedro
  • Romanian: cedru
  • Russian: кедр (kedr)
  • Spanish: cedro
  • Proto-West Germanic: *cedr (see there for further descendants)
  • Translingual: Cedrus

References[edit]

  • cedrus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cedrus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • cedrus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette