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holus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old Latin helus, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰelh₃-os- (green things), from *gʰel-. Cognates include Latin fel, helvus Ancient Greek χολή (kholḗ), χλόη (khlóē), χλοερός (khloerós), χλωρός (khlōrós), and English gall, Old English ġeolu (English yellow).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

holus n (genitive holeris); third declension

  1. vegetable; greens

InflectionEdit

Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative holus holera
genitive holeris holerum
dative holerī holeribus
accusative holus holera
ablative holere holeribus
vocative holus holera

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • holus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 287