taxus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A loanword of Scythian origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

taxus f (genitive taxī); second declension

  1. A yew (tree).
  2. (poetic) A javelin made of the wood of the yew tree.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative taxus taxī
genitive taxī taxōrum
dative taxō taxīs
accusative taxum taxōs
ablative taxō taxīs
vocative taxe taxī

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References[edit]

  • taxus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.