portulaca

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English[edit]

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Portulaca grandiflora

Noun[edit]

portulaca (plural portulacas)

  1. (botany) Any plant in the genus Portulaca
  2. (horticulture) Any of many tropical trailing herbs, of the genus Portulaca, having showy flowers

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Etymology[edit]

From portula (little door), from porta (door) + -ula (diminutive suffix), apparently because of the door-like opening of the seed capsule.

Noun[edit]

portulāca f (genitive portulācae); first declension

  1. The purslane

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First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative portulāca portulācae
genitive portulācae portulācārum
dative portulācae portulācīs
accusative portulācam portulācās
ablative portulācā portulācīs
vocative portulāca portulācae

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

portulaca f (plural portulacas)

  1. purslane (any plant of the family Portulacaceae)

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