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EtymologyEdit

Probably from a Mediterranean substrate borrowing, related to Ancient Greek ὄροβος (órobos), Proto-Germanic *arwīts.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ervum n (genitive ervī); second declension

  1. (botany) vetch

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative ervum erva
Genitive ervī ervōrum
Dative ervō ervīs
Accusative ervum erva
Ablative ervō ervīs
Vocative ervum erva

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • ervum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ervum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers