robur

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Named for its reddish hardwood, from ruber

NounEdit

rōbur n (genitive rōboris); third declension

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

InflectionEdit

Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative rōbur rōbora
genitive rōboris rōborum
dative rōborī rōboribus
accusative rōbur rōbora
ablative rōbore rōboribus
vocative rōbur rōbora

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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