holus

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Latin helus, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰelh₃-os- (green things), from *ǵʰelh₃- (green). Cognates include Latin fel, helvus, Ancient Greek χολή (kholḗ), χλόη (khlóē), χλοερός (khloerós), χλωρός (khlōrós), English gold and gall, Old English ġeolu (English yellow).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

holus n (genitive holeris); third declension

  1. vegetable; greens

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative holus holera
genitive holeris holerum
dative holerī holeribus
accusative holus holera
ablative holere holeribus
vocative holus holera

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References[edit]

  • holus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • holus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • holus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 287