herbarium

See also: Herbarium and herbárium

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin herbārium.

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herbarium ‎(plural herbariums or herbaria)

  1. A collection of dried plants or parts of plants.
    • 1992, Rudolf M. Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, page vii
      With fresh material, taxonomic conclusions are leavened by recognition that the material examined reflects the site it occupied; a herbarium packet gives one only a small fraction of the data desirable for sound conclusions. Herbarium material does not, indeed, allow one to extrapolate safely: what you see is what you get []
  2. A building or institution where such a collection is kept.

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EtymologyEdit

From herbārius ‎(botanist), from herba ‎(grass, vegetation).

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herbārium n ‎(genitive herbāriī or herbārī); second declension

  1. a herbarium; a collection of dried plants
  2. a herbarium (a written work on botany)
    Herbarium Apuleii Platonici
    the Herbarium of Apuleius Platonicus

DeclensionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative herbārium herbāria
genitive herbāriī
herbārī1
herbāriōrum
dative herbāriō herbāriīs
accusative herbārium herbāria
ablative herbāriō herbāriīs
vocative herbārium herbāria

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

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