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Probably from Gaulish *garunda (shallows, riverbank), which is also related to Ancient Greek Γαρουνᾶς (Garounâs), Γαρὐνας (Garunas).



harundō f (genitive harundinis); third declension

  1. reed
  2. fishing rod
  3. shaft of an arrow


Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative harundō harundinēs
genitive harundinis harundinum
dative harundinī harundinibus
accusative harundinem harundinēs
ablative harundine harundinibus
vocative harundō harundinēs


  • harundo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • harundo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • harundo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • harundo in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • harundo in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin