pomum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *poomos. Possibly from an obscure Mediterranean language, or an evolution of Old Latin [Term?] roots *po-emo (picked off), possible variants including *po-omo and *pe-omo.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pōmum n (genitive pōmī); second declension

  1. any type of fruit (applied to apples, cherries, nuts, berries, figs, dates, etc.)
  2. fruit tree

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pōmum pōma
genitive pōmī pōmōrum
dative pōmō pōmīs
accusative pōmum pōma
ablative pōmō pōmīs
vocative pōmum pōma

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References[edit]

  • pomum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pomum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “pomum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • pomum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  1. ^ de Vaan, Michiel, Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, vol. 7, of Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series, Alexander Lubotsky ed., Leiden: Brill, 2008.