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See also: Corylus

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EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek κόρῠλος (kórulos). Indo-European cognates include Proto-Celtic *koslos (hazel), Proto-Germanic *hasalaz (hazel).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

corylus f (genitive corylī); second declension

  1. a hazel or filbert shrub
    • (Can we find and add a quotation of Cato the Elder to this entry?)
    • (Can we find and add a quotation of Ovid to this entry?)

Eclogae (Book I, line 14-15)

    • hic inter densas corylos modo namque gemellos/spem gregis, a! silice in nuda conixa reliquit.
      for here in the hazel thicket just now dropping twins/ah, the flock's hope, on naked flint, she abandoned them.

DeclensionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative corylus corylī
Genitive corylī corylōrum
Dative corylō corylīs
Accusative corylum corylōs
Ablative corylō corylīs
Vocative coryle corylī

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Translingual (taxonomic genus): Corylus

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