lactuca

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Latin[edit]

lactuca

Etymology[edit]

From lac (milk) +‎ -ūcus (suffix common to several plant names).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lactūca f (genitive lactūcae); first declension

  1. lettuce
  2. wolf's milk (Lactuca maritima)

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative lactūca lactūcae
genitive lactūcae lactūcārum
dative lactūcae lactūcīs
accusative lactūcam lactūcās
ablative lactūcā lactūcīs
vocative lactūca lactūcae

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References[edit]

  • lactuca in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • lactuca in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • lactuca” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • lactuca in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray