robur

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Etymology[edit]

Named for its reddish hardwood, from ruber

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Noun[edit]

rōbur n (genitive rōboris); third declension

  1. a kind of hard oak
  2. hardness
  3. strength
  4. stronghold

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative rōbur rōbora
genitive rōboris rōborum
dative rōborī rōboribus
accusative rōbur rōbora
ablative rōbore rōboribus
vocative rōbur rōbora

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References[edit]

  • robur in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • robur in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “robur”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • robur” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • robur in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • robur in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • robur in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin