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See also: Buprestis

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek βούπρηστις (boúprēstis), from βοῦς (boûs, cow) +‎ πρήθω (prḗthō, I burn, inflame, inflate).

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NounEdit

būprēstis f (genitive būprēstis); third declension

  1. a beetle, which being eaten with the grass caused a swelling in cattle
  2. a kind of plant, perhaps Bupleurum rotundifolium, thought by some to be an aphrodisiac

InflectionEdit

Third declension i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative būprēstis būprēstēs
genitive būprēstis būprēstium
dative būprēstī būprēstibus
accusative būprēstem būprēstēs
ablative būprēste būprēstibus
vocative būprēstis būprēstēs

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