croceus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

crocum (saffron) +‎ -eus

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

croceus (feminine crocea, neuter croceum); first/second declension

  1. (attributive) saffron
  2. yellow, golden

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative croceus crocea croceum croceī croceae crocea
genitive croceī croceae croceī croceōrum croceārum croceōrum
dative croceō croceō croceīs
accusative croceum croceam croceum croceōs croceās crocea
ablative croceō croceā croceō croceīs
vocative crocee crocea croceum croceī croceae crocea

References[edit]

  • croceus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • croceus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “croceus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • croceus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette