lychnis

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See also: Lychnis

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the genus name.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lychnis (plural lychnises)

  1. (botany) Any of the genus Lychnis of flowering plants.

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek λυχνίς (lukhnís, shining).

Noun[edit]

lychnis f (genitive lychnidis); third declension

  1. a kind of rose
  2. a kind of precious stone

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative lychnis lychnidēs
Genitive lychnidis lychnidum
Dative lychnidī lychnidibus
Accusative lychnidem lychnidēs
Ablative lychnide lychnidibus
Vocative lychnis lychnidēs

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

lychnīs

  1. dative plural of lychnus
  2. ablative plural of lychnus

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