robur

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Etymology[edit]

Old Latin rōbos. Named for its reddish hardwood, from ruber

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rōbur n (genitive rōboris); third declension

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

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

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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Descendants[edit]

  • Aragonese: robre
  • French: rouvre
  • Catalan: roure
  • Galician: robra, rebor (archaic), Reboreda
  • Italian: rovere
  • Portuguese: roble
  • Spanish: roble
  • Venetian: róare

References[edit]

  • robur in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • robur in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • robur in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • robur in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • robur in Harry Thurston Peck, editor, Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1898
  • robur in William Smith, editor, A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly, 1854, 1857
  • robur in William Smith et al., editor, A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin, 1890