donax

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin donax (reed; also a marine fish), from Ancient Greek δόναξ (dónax).

Noun[edit]

donax (plural donaxes)

  1. (botany) A canelike grass of southern Europe (Arundo donax), used for fishing rods, etc.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for donax in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δόναξ (dónax).

Noun[edit]

donax m (genitive donacis); third declension

  1. reed
  2. A kind of marine fish
  3. The male scallop or pecten

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative donax donacēs
Genitive donacis donacum
Dative donacī donacibus
Accusative donacem donacēs
Ablative donace donacibus
Vocative donax donacēs

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