chelidonia

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Substantive from chelīdonius (of or pertaining to a swallow), from Ancient Greek χελῑδών (khelīdṓn, swallow).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chelīdonia f (genitive chelīdoniae); first declension

  1. celandine, swallowwort

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative chelīdonia chelīdoniae
genitive chelīdoniae chelīdoniārum
dative chelīdoniae chelīdoniīs
accusative chelīdoniam chelīdoniās
ablative chelīdoniā chelīdoniīs
vocative chelīdonia chelīdoniae

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References[edit]

  • chelidonia in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • chelidonia in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • chelidonia in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin