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EtymologyEdit

From Gaulish, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *dr̥Hwā[1]. Compare English tare, Welsh drewg (darnel), Ancient Greek δάρατος (dáratos, bread) and Sanskrit दूर्वा (dūrvā, panic grass, millet).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dravoca f (genitive dravocae); first declension

  1. darnel, cockle, tare
    Synonym: lolium

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dravoca dravocae
Genitive dravocae dravocārum
Dative dravocae dravocīs
Accusative dravocam dravocās
Ablative dravocā dravocīs
Vocative dravoca dravocae

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Walde, Alois; Hofmann, Johann Baptist (1938), “dravoca”, in Lateinisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 1, 3rd edition, Heidelberg: Carl Winter, page 374