racemus

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Etymology[edit]

Unknown etymology (Watkins, 1969), probably cognate with Ancient Greek ῥάξ (rháx, grape) (root: ῥαγ-). Perhaps from an ancient, extinct Mediterranean language. Cognate with Persian رز (raz, vine)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

racēmus m (genitive racēmi); second declension

  1. cluster or bunch of grapes, berries or similar fruits

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative racēmus racēmī
genitive racēmī racēmōrum
dative racēmō racēmīs
accusative racēmum racēmōs
ablative racēmō racēmīs
vocative racēme racēmī

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References[edit]

  • racemus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • racemus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “racemus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • racemus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette