pirus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See pirum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pirus f (genitive pirī); second declension

  1. a pear-tree

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pirus pirī
genitive pirī pirōrum
dative pirō pirīs
accusative pirum pirōs
ablative pirō pirīs
vocative pire pirī

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Descendants[edit]

  • Translingual (binominal nomenclature): Pyrus
  • Aromanian: per
  • Catalan: perera

References[edit]

  • pĭrus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pirus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “pirus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • pirus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • pirus in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • pirus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pirus in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

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