pinetum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pīnētum (pine grove)

Noun[edit]

pinetum (plural pineta or pinetums)

  1. An arboretum, or part of an arboretum or garden, devoted to growing conifers
    • 1838 February 1, “On the Formation of a Public Botanic Garden”, in The Gardener's Magazine and Register of Rural & Domestic Improvement:
      In the arrangement, of course, I should expect to see every hardy tree which could be collected in any part of the globe; and I even anticipate revelling in quercetums, fraxinetums, salicetums, pinetums, aceretums, &c.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pīnus (pine) +‎ -ētum (grove)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pīnētum n (genitive pīnētī); second declension

  1. a pine wood, pine grove

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pīnētum pīnēta
Genitive pīnētī pīnētōrum
Dative pīnētō pīnētīs
Accusative pīnētum pīnēta
Ablative pīnētō pīnētīs
Vocative pīnētum pīnēta

Descendants[edit]

  • English: pinetum

References[edit]

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