corallium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek κοράλλιον (korállion, coral), probably ultimately of Semitic origin, see coral for more.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

corallium n (genitive coralliī or corallī); second declension

  1. coral (the substance, usually referring to the reddish-orange variety)

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative corallium corallia
Genitive coralliī
corallī1
coralliōrum
Dative coralliō coralliīs
Accusative corallium corallia
Ablative coralliō coralliīs
Vocative corallium corallia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN