laburnum

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laburnum ‎(plural laburnums)

  1. Any tree of genus Laburnum. They have bright yellow flowers and are poisonous.
    • 1891, Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray:
      Lord Henry Wotton could just catch the gleam of the honey-sweet and honey-coloured blossoms of a laburnum, whose tremulous branches seemed hardly able to bear the burden of a beauty so flame-like as theirs[.]
    • 1950, C. S. Lewis, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Collins, 1998, Chapter 11,
      The trees began to come fully alive. The larches and birches were covered with green, the laburnums with gold.

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Etymology[edit]

Probably from a Mediterranean substrate language or Etruscan.

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Noun[edit]

laburnum n ‎(genitive laburnī); second declension

  1. Plant of the genus Laburnum

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Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative laburnum laburna
genitive laburnī laburnōrum
dative laburnō laburnīs
accusative laburnum laburna
ablative laburnō laburnīs
vocative laburnum laburna

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