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centauria

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EtymologyEdit

Accessory form of centaurion in the Herbarium of Pseudo-Apuleius, from Ancient Greek κενταύριον (kentaúrion), κενταύρειον (kentaúreion, several plants related to Centaurea), from κένταυρος (kéntauros, centaur) (due to the mythological discovery of its medicinal properties by Chiron the Centaur).

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NounEdit

centauria f (genitive centauriae); first declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) Alternative form of centaurēum

DeclensionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative centauria centauriae
genitive centauriae centauriārum
dative centauriae centauriīs
accusative centauriam centauriās
ablative centauriā centauriīs
vocative centauria centauriae

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