cerasus

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κερασός (kerasós, bird cherry), possibly of Anatolian origin.

Noun[edit]

cerasus f (genitive cerasī); second declension

  1. cherry tree
  2. cherry

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cerasus cerasī
Genitive cerasī cerasōrum
Dative cerasō cerasīs
Accusative cerasum cerasōs
Ablative cerasō cerasīs
Vocative cerase cerasī

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Aromanian: ciresh, tsiresh
  • Italian: ceraso, ciliegio
  • Romanian: cireș
  • Spanish: cerezo

References[edit]

  • cerasus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cerasus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • cerasus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • cerasus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • cerasus in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly