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Allium cepa (common onion)

EtymologyEdit

From Latin allium

NounEdit

allium (plural alliums)

  1. Any of many bulbous plants of the genus Allium, related to onions and garlic.

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

allium n (genitive alliī or allī); second declension

  1. late form of ālium (found since 1st century CE)

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative allium allia
Genitive alliī
allī1
alliōrum
Dative alliō alliīs
Accusative allium allia
Ablative alliō alliīs
Vocative allium allia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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