rhamnus

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the genus name.

Noun[edit]

rhamnus (plural rhamnuses)

  1. (botany) Any of the plants in the genus Rhamnus; a buckthorn.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Alteration of rhamnos (buckthorn), from Ancient Greek ῥάμνος (rhámnos), influenced by Rhamnus (Nemesis) f

Noun[edit]

rhamnus f (genitive rhamnī); second declension

  1. (Late Latin) buckthorn

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative rhamnus rhamnī
Genitive rhamnī rhamnōrum
Dative rhamnō rhamnīs
Accusative rhamnum rhamnōs
Ablative rhamnō rhamnīs
Vocative rhamne rhamnī

References[edit]

  • rhamnus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • rhamnus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • rhamnus in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly