hedera

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See also: Hedera and hederá

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the genus name Hedera, in turn from Latin hedera ‎(ivy)

Noun[edit]

hedera ‎(plural hederas)

  1. (horticulture) Any Old World ivy of the genus Hedera
    • 2007, March 8, “Jan Benzel”, in Philadelphia Calls Off Winter for a Week[1]:
      The American Ivy Society hewed closely to the theme, exhibiting only hederas that come from Ireland or have an Irish name.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *gʰed- ‎(to seize, grasp, take), the same source as Ancient Greek χανδάνω ‎(khandánō, to get, grasp).

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Noun[edit]

hedera f ‎(genitive hederae); first declension

  1. ivy
  2. vocative singular of hedera

hederā f

  1. ablative singular of hedera

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative hedera hederae
genitive hederae hederārum
dative hederae hederīs
accusative hederam hederās
ablative hederā hederīs
vocative hedera hederae

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