dulcamara

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin dūlcamāra

Noun[edit]

dulcamara (uncountable)

  1. (medicine, archaic) The dried young branches of the woody nightshade, formerly used as a diuretic, diaphoretic, sedative, and narcotic remedy.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: “Borrowing from Latin dūlcamāra?”

Noun[edit]

dulcamara f (plural dulcamare)

  1. woody nightshade

dulcamara m (invariable)

  1. quack (charlatan doctor)

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dūlcamārus: as a noun, a substantivisation of its feminine forms; as an adjective, regularly declined forms.

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

dūlcamāra f (genitive dūlcamārae); first declension

  1. (New Latin) Solanum dulcamara, bittersweet, bittersweet nightshade, bitter nightshade, blue bindweed, Amara Dulcis, climbing nightshade, fellenwort, felonwood, poisonberry, poisonflower, scarlet berry, snakeberry, trailing bittersweet, trailing nightshade, violet bloom, woody nightshade
    • 1784, Johann Gottfried Otto, Dissertatio de usu medico dulcamarae, main title
Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative dūlcamāra dūlcamārae
genitive dūlcamārae dūlcamārārum
dative dūlcamārae dūlcamārīs
accusative dūlcamāram dūlcamārās
ablative dūlcamārā dūlcamārīs
vocative dūlcamāra dūlcamārae
Descendants[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dūlcamāra

  1. nominative singular feminine of dūlcamārus
  2. nominative plural neuter of dūlcamārus
  3. accusative plural neuter of dūlcamārus
  4. vocative singular feminine of dūlcamārus
  5. vocative plural neuter of dūlcamārus

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dūlcamārā

  1. ablative singular feminine of dūlcamārus

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

EB1911 - Volume 01 - Page 001 - 1.svg This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page per etymology instructions. You can also discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.
Particularly: “Borrowing from Latin dūlcamāra?”

Noun[edit]

dulcamara f (plural dulcamaras)

  1. A vine in the nightshade family, bittersweet, Solanum dulcamara.