corallium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek κοράλλιον (korállion, coral), probably ultimately of Semitic origin.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

corallium n (genitive coralliī); second declension

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

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative corallium corallia
genitive coralliī coralliōrum
dative coralliō coralliīs
accusative corallium corallia
ablative coralliō coralliīs
vocative corallium corallia

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