panax

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πᾶν (pân, all) + ἄκος (ákos, cure). Used for ginseng by Linnaeus owing to its pervasive use in traditional Chinese medicine.

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Noun[edit]

panax m (genitive panacis); third declension

  1. (Classical Latin, Medieval Latin) "allheal": various kinds of medicinal plants
  2. (New Latin) ginseng

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Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative panax panacēs
Genitive panacis panacum
Dative panacī panacibus
Accusative panacem panacēs
Ablative panace panacibus
Vocative panax panacēs

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