plantago

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

planta (a sprout”, “a shoot”; “a young tree or shrub that may be transplanted”, “a set”, “a slip”, “a cutting) +‎ -āgō

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

plantāgō f (genitive plantāginis); third declension

  1. the plantain, especially the greater plantain (Plantago major)
  2. (Medieval Latin) a field or other place planted with vines, a vineyard

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative plantāgō plantāginēs
genitive plantāginis plantāginum
dative plantāginī plantāginibus
accusative plantāginem plantāginēs
ablative plantāgine plantāginibus
vocative plantāgō plantāginēs

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • plantāgo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “PLANTAGINES”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • plantāgo” on page 1,187/3 of Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • plantāgō” on page 1,387/3 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)
  • Niermeyer, Jan Frederik (1976), “plantago”, in Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus (in Latin), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 805/2

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin plantāgō. Compare the inherited doublet tanchagem.

Noun[edit]

plantago m or f (in variation) (plural plantagos)

  1. plantain (any plant of the genus Plantago)

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