rubus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the genus name.

Noun[edit]

rubus ‎(plural rubuses)

  1. (botany) Any of the genus Rubus of flowering plants, including the raspberry and blackberry.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic [Term?], from Proto-Indo-European *wr̥dʰo ‎(sweetbriar) (compare dialectal Norwegian erre, orr ‎(bush), Albanian hurdhe ‎(ivy), Persian گل ‎(gol, flower), Old English word ‎(thornbush)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rubus m ‎(genitive rubī); second declension

  1. bramble, blackberry bush
    Apparuitque ei Dominus in flamma ignis de medio rubi et videbat quod rubus arderet et non conbureretur (Exodus 3:2, Vulgate)
  2. a blackberry (fruit), raspberry (fruit)

Inflection[edit]

Sometimes treated as a feminine noun, but still second declension. Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative rubus rubī
genitive rubī rubōrum
dative rubō rubīs
accusative rubum rubōs
ablative rubō rubīs
vocative rube rubī

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