samara

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See also: Samara, sámara, sâmara, and Samāra

English[edit]

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A samara from a maple tree.

Etymology[edit]

Via New Latin from Latin samara, from Gaulish.

Noun[edit]

samara (plural samaras or samarae)

  1. The winged indehiscent fruit of trees such as the ash, elm or maple

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin samara, from Gaulish.

Noun[edit]

samara f (plural samare)

  1. (of botany) samara
    winged indehiscent fruit of trees such as the ash, elm or maple of the genus Ulmus of the family Ulmaceae

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Gaulish, from Proto-Celtic *samos (summer).

Noun[edit]

samara f (genitive samarae); first declension

  1. (of botany) samara

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative samara samarae
genitive samarae samarārum
dative samarae samarīs
accusative samaram samarās
ablative samarā samarīs
vocative samara samarae

References[edit]

  • samara in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • samara” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • samara in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • samara in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly