palus

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin pālus ‎(stake, post).

Noun[edit]

palus ‎(plural pali)

  1. (marine biology) A vertical pillar along the inner septal margin of a coral.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin palūs ‎(marsh, swamp), from Ancient Greek πηλός ‎(pēlós, mud, earth, clay).

Noun[edit]

palus ‎(plural paludes)

  1. (planetology) A small plain (compared to mare) on the surface of a planet or satellite.

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

palus ?

  1. plural of palu

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek πηλός ‎(pēlós, mud, earth, clay) (?).

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Noun[edit]

palūs f ‎(genitive palūdis); third declension

  1. swamp, marsh, morass, bog, fen, pool
Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative palūs palūdēs
genitive palūdis palūdum
dative palūdī palūdibus
accusative palūdem palūdēs
ablative palūde palūdibus
vocative palūs palūdēs
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Italic *pākslos, from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂ǵ-slos, from *peh₂ǵ-. See related terms.

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Noun[edit]

pālus m ‎(genitive pāli); second declension

  1. stake, prop, stay, pale, post
Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pālus pālī
genitive pālī pālōrum
dative pālō pālīs
accusative pālum pālōs
ablative pālō pālīs
vocative pāle pālī
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References[edit]

  • palus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • palus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • PALUS in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • palus in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to bind to the stake: ad palum deligare (Liv. 2. 5)
  • palus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • palus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin