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
  • pirus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • pirus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • 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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