palumbes

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

wood pigeon

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pal-wo- (dark-colored, gray), see also Old Church Slavonic плаву (plavu), Lithuanian palvas (sallow), Sanskrit पलित (palita), Welsh llwyd (gray), Latin pallere (to be pale), from root *pel- (gray). Also see pallor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

palumbēs m, f (genitive palumbis); third declension

  1. woodpigeon; ring dove

Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative palumbēs palumbēs
genitive palumbis palumbium
dative palumbī palumbibus
accusative palumbem palumbēs
ablative palumbe palumbibus
vocative palumbēs palumbēs

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • palumbes in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • palumbes in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • palumbes in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette