dracontium

EnglishEdit

 
Symplocarpus foetidus leaves out in mid-spring after the flowers have bloomed.

EtymologyEdit

From the genus in which Symplocarpus foetidus was formerly classified, Dracontium, from Latin dracontium (dragon-wort), from Ancient Greek δρακόντιον (drakóntion).

NounEdit

dracontium

  1. (pharmacy, obsolete) The roots and rhizomes of skunk cabbage, Symplocarpus foetidus

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek δρακόντιον (drakóntion).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dracontium n (genitive dracontiī or dracontī); second declension

  1. dragonwort (Dracunculus vulgaris, syn. Arum dracunculus)

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dracontium dracontia
Genitive dracontiī
dracontī1
dracontiōrum
Dative dracontiō dracontiīs
Accusative dracontium dracontia
Ablative dracontiō dracontiīs
Vocative dracontium dracontia

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

DescendantsEdit

  • English: dracontium
  • Translingual: Dracontium
  • Spanish: draconcio

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