corymbus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek κόρυμβος (kórumbos, peak, summit; cluster of fruit; necklace), from κορυφή (koruphḗ, head, top, skull).

Noun[edit]

corymbus m (genitive corymbī); second declension

  1. cluster of fruit or flowers

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative corymbus corymbī
genitive corymbī corymbōrum
dative corymbō corymbīs
accusative corymbum corymbōs
ablative corymbō corymbīs
vocative corymbe corymbī

References[edit]

  • corymbus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • corymbus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • corymbus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • corymbus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers