phaselus

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Etymology[edit]

Either from Ancient Greek φάσηλος (phásēlos, bean) or from the substrate language which was the original source.

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Noun[edit]

phasēlus m (genitive phasēlī); second declension

  1. a kind of bean with an edible pod, French bean, kidney bean, phasel
  2. (transferred sense) a light vessel (in the shape of a kidney bean) made of wicker-work or papyrus, sometimes also of burned and painted clay

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative phasēlus phasēlī
Genitive phasēlī phasēlōrum
Dative phasēlō phasēlīs
Accusative phasēlum phasēlōs
Ablative phasēlō phasēlīs
Vocative phasēle phasēlī

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